This course helps those who work in health, social care or children and young people’s settings to understand mental health issues and how to cope and care for people with mental health challenges. The course also teaches the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and gives basic understanding of the importance of complying with the mental health Code of Practice when working with individuals who lack capacity.
At the end of this course, learners must be able to:
Understand what mental health issues are.
Understand how to cope and care for people with mental health challenges.
Understand the Mental Capacity Act 2005
Understand the importance of complying with the mental health Code of Practice when working with individuals who lack capacity.
Module 1: Understanding Mental Health
Module 2: Understanding Mental Capacity Act
Module 3: Understanding Stress
Module 4: Understanding Bipolar Disorder
Module 5: Understanding Depression
Module 6: Understanding Post-Natal Depression
Module 7: Understanding Phobias
Module 8: Understanding Anxiety
Module 9: Understanding Schizophrenia
Module 10: Understanding Eating Disorders
This course can be assessed by a wide range of methods, depending on the level and
mode of study. Methods available include but not limited to the following:
Multiple choice question (online only)
Guided learning hours
An average of 10 hours is recommended for this course.