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Community Mental Health and Psychiatry Level 4

The primary goal of our Community Mental Health and Psychiatry Level 4 course is to develop a student’s knowledge and comprehension of the different conditions that may require psychiatric treatment, and understand how they may impact on community focused roles.

Level 4 / ABC Awards / OSC63

£389.00 or only £35.00 initial deposit

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Course Title:Community Mental Health and Psychiatry Level 4

Awarding Body:ABC Awards

Average Duration:100 hrs

Course Support:36 months expert tutor support

By exploring the varying causes and symptoms of mental health conditions and their corresponding treatments (that have been tailored to assist them); learners can walk away with a deeper appreciation of the needs of their patients and what they can do to assist them.

This is particularly helpful if you aspire to work as a counsellor, therapist or social worker, as the tools you’ll acquire on this level 4 online course – especially in regards to issues of mental health within communities – will enable you to efficiently engage, communicate and support your patients.

This qualification is comprised of 6 in-depth units that explore everything from the historical development of mental healthcare, to assessment processes, to the different roles/responsibilities found within mental healthcare teams.

In addition, during your 12 months of study, you will also learn about: how different psychological conditions are diagnosed; the importance of community healthcare provisions; health promotions, and the many legal problems that can occur as a result of a patient’s loss of mental capacity.

And all of this can be achieved from the comfort of your own home! No classrooms. No deadlines. No exams.

All of our courses are designed for home study to enable you to learn at a time, pace and location of your choosing, without any of the restrictions and sacrifices that can occur from having to attend a physical class.

Instead, you can easily mould this course to fit around your existing work, family and social commitments, and complete your 100 hours of study at your own preferred pace.

Fast or slow… this Level 4 course can offer you the flexibility to manage your own time, and learn in a stress free, convenient environment.

All of our courses and class materials are easily accessible online or by post, and come with the promise of a personal tutor whose years of industry knowledge can be accessed online.

PLEASE NOTE: This course is approved by the ACCPH (Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists), whom students can join upon the completion of their written assessments.

Course Info

Course Title:Community Mental Health and Psychiatry Level 4

Awarding Body:ABC Awards

Average Duration:100 hrs

Course Support:36 months expert tutor support

No prior knowledge or experience is required to enrol on this course making it perfect for first-time students entering this area.

This qualification will also benefit those aiming to extend their knowledge about the social care and mental health sector.

Assessment

The Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards is gained by successfully completing a series of assignments. Your personal tutor will review, mark and provide you with feedback on your work.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that NCC Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by NCC Home Learning to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Unit 1: Understanding Mental Illness
Historical development of mental healthcare
Community mental healthcare
Key political and social influences on community mental healthcare
Cultural and environmental influences on community mental healthcare

Unit 2: Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Health Conditions
How psychopathological conditions are diagnosed and classified
Additional assessment processes
Therapeutic options within community mental healthcare contexts
Barriers within community mental healthcare that influence diagnosis and treatment

Unit 3: Community Mental Healthcare
Different community mental healthcare provisions and systems
Key roles and responsibilities of within mental healthcare teams
Risk management in mental healthcare within community settings
How a range of supporting service provisions assist those with mental healthcare problems in community settings

Unit 4: Mental Health through Life
Normal development through life stages
Risk factors for development of mental illness through different life stages
Common mental health conditions through different life stages
Community interventions and mental health service provisions for individual life stages

Unit 5: Community Mental Health Problems
Key environmental and social factors linked to mental health problems within a community context
Example mental health problems
Challenges of providing mental healthcare within community settings for specific conditions
Legal problems associated with mental capacity and court orders associated with severe mental health problems

Unit 6: Health Promotion in Mental Health
Range of health promotion theories, models and approaches
How health promotion campaigns and interventions are designed
How positive mental health can be promoted within community programmes
How health promotion programmes and campaigns are evaluated

Constructed specifically for distance learning, course materials can be accessed online or through the letter box allowing students to learn at their own stride whether it’s at home or away – night or day.

Furthermore, learners can benefit from their own personal tutor along with a comprehensive guide summarising the learning resources, units, tasks and course expectations.

Students can be rest assured that all of their questions, course related or not will be answered with all the necessary feedback, advice and guidance.

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By exploring the varying causes and symptoms of mental health conditions and their corresponding treatments (that have been tailored to assist them); learners can walk away with a deeper appreciation of the needs of their patients and what they can do to assist them.

This is particularly helpful if you aspire to work as a counsellor, therapist or social worker, as the tools you’ll acquire on this level 4 online course – especially in regards to issues of mental health within communities – will enable you to efficiently engage, communicate and support your patients.

This qualification is comprised of 6 in-depth units that explore everything from the historical development of mental healthcare, to assessment processes, to the different roles/responsibilities found within mental healthcare teams.

In addition, during your 12 months of study, you will also learn about: how different psychological conditions are diagnosed; the importance of community healthcare provisions; health promotions, and the many legal problems that can occur as a result of a patient’s loss of mental capacity.

And all of this can be achieved from the comfort of your own home! No classrooms. No deadlines. No exams.

All of our courses are designed for home study to enable you to learn at a time, pace and location of your choosing, without any of the restrictions and sacrifices that can occur from having to attend a physical class.

Instead, you can easily mould this course to fit around your existing work, family and social commitments, and complete your 100 hours of study at your own preferred pace.

Fast or slow… this Level 4 course can offer you the flexibility to manage your own time, and learn in a stress free, convenient environment.

All of our courses and class materials are easily accessible online or by post, and come with the promise of a personal tutor whose years of industry knowledge can be accessed online.

PLEASE NOTE: This course is approved by the ACCPH (Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists), whom students can join upon the completion of their written assessments.

No prior knowledge or experience is required to enrol on this course making it perfect for first-time students entering this area.

This qualification will also benefit those aiming to extend their knowledge about the social care and mental health sector.

Assessment

The Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards is gained by successfully completing a series of assignments. Your personal tutor will review, mark and provide you with feedback on your work.

Constructed specifically for distance learning, course materials can be accessed online or through the letter box allowing students to learn at their own stride whether it’s at home or away – night or day.

Furthermore, learners can benefit from their own personal tutor along with a comprehensive guide summarising the learning resources, units, tasks and course expectations.

Students can be rest assured that all of their questions, course related or not will be answered with all the necessary feedback, advice and guidance.

Unit 1: Understanding Mental Illness
Historical development of mental healthcare
Community mental healthcare
Key political and social influences on community mental healthcare
Cultural and environmental influences on community mental healthcare

Unit 2: Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Health Conditions
How psychopathological conditions are diagnosed and classified
Additional assessment processes
Therapeutic options within community mental healthcare contexts
Barriers within community mental healthcare that influence diagnosis and treatment

Unit 3: Community Mental Healthcare
Different community mental healthcare provisions and systems
Key roles and responsibilities of within mental healthcare teams
Risk management in mental healthcare within community settings
How a range of supporting service provisions assist those with mental healthcare problems in community settings

Unit 4: Mental Health through Life
Normal development through life stages
Risk factors for development of mental illness through different life stages
Common mental health conditions through different life stages
Community interventions and mental health service provisions for individual life stages

Unit 5: Community Mental Health Problems
Key environmental and social factors linked to mental health problems within a community context
Example mental health problems
Challenges of providing mental healthcare within community settings for specific conditions
Legal problems associated with mental capacity and court orders associated with severe mental health problems

Unit 6: Health Promotion in Mental Health
Range of health promotion theories, models and approaches
How health promotion campaigns and interventions are designed
How positive mental health can be promoted within community programmes
How health promotion programmes and campaigns are evaluated

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that NCC Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by NCC Home Learning to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Why should you choose NCC for your home learning?

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We promise to price match if you find the same course elsewhere. Contact our team within 14 days of purchase and we will refund the difference.

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Unlike many distance learning providers, we offer our students the choice of learning online, or from a paper booklet.

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Payment Plans

Choose to pay for your course in full, or spread the cost with monthly instalments. Payment plans are interest-free, and no credit checks are undertaken.

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Our course tutors are experts in their field. They're on hand to mark your assignments and offer feedback and guidance throughout your course.

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Work at your own pace. Our team will support you, but won't chase you for work or apply deadlines for submissions. 

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