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Mental Health Awareness (QQI LEVEL 6) | CC034 (12 weeks)

Course Overview

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QQI LEVEL 6 MINOR AWARD IN MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS 6N2209
Course Code:
CC035 | MON 18.45 - 21.45
Fees:
€280

The purpose of this course is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to work independently or in a supervisory capacity in an organisation which provides services to individuals with mental health difficulties.

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Programme Description
  • Theory connected with mental health issues and the major classifications of mental illness
  • Strategies to promote and maintain positive mental health (mind and body), interventions available in the community
  • barriers to positive mental health, the positive and negative factors which may affect your mental health
  • Models used in understanding mental illness
  • Treatment approaches and their application; advantages and disadvantages of treatment approaches and best practice
  • Roles of mental health professionals
  • positive supports in the community which promote positive mental health
  • the features of recovery, the recovery process and the recovery movement in Ireland
  • the key issues relating to current legislation

Note: It is recommended that Learners should take the QQI Level 5 Course –  Introduction to Psychology or equivalent before entering on this course.  

Note: Recommended that learners should have prior knowledge of Care Skills and/or Medical Terminology/Nursing Theory and Practice

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This provision is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014 – 2020.