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Mental Health and Social Care Level 4

The goal of this Level 4 Mental Health and Social Care course is to provide students with a strong foundation of knowledge on the intricacies of mental health, social care and their associated practices.

Level 4 / ABC Awards / OSC65

£389.00 or only £35.00 initial deposit

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Course Title:Mental Health and Social Care Level 4

Awarding Body:ABC Awards

Average Duration:100 hrs

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

By developing your knowledge on mental illnesses, their symptoms, the types of treatments available and most importantly, how diagnosis’s are reached; this broadened understanding will enable you to tailor your services to suit the needs and wants of those in your care and provide them with the support they deserve.

This online course can also be used as a stepping stone to progressing your learning into higher education, or pursuing training/ further career advancement within this niche.

Split into 6 concise units, every module within this 100 hour course has been designed to expand your comprehension on mental health and its application within social care.

From learning about the key models of mental illnesses, the cycle of exclusion and how to prevent suicide, to exploring theories, therapies and types of personal disorders; by the end of this 12 month course you will be well versed on all matters relating to mental health -including issues of capacity and consent, care plans, inpatient care and much, much more.

This Level 4 online course is truly an asset for anyone wishing to venture into this rewarding career field as not only can you complete it from the comfort of your own home; it can be done at a pace of your choosing.

Fast, slow, night owl or early riser, you can control the rate at which you learn and can benefit from being able to mould this course to fit around your existing work and family commitments.

At the same time, all of our course materials will be delivered straight to your door - by mail or by email – allowing you to learn in a simple, convenient, stress free environment with none of the pressures of exams, deadlines or classroom teaching.

Course Info

Course Title:Mental Health and Social Care Level 4

Awarding Body:ABC Awards

Average Duration:100 hrs

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

No prior knowledge or experience is required to enrol on this course.

This course is assessed using a series of written assignments that are designed to test your knowledge of the course syllabus. These will need to be submitted to your personal tutor for marking, whereupon they will provide you with helpful tips, advice and feedback.

PLEASE NOTE: No external examinations are required.

Upon completion of the course students will gain an ABC Awards Certificate of Achievement and a Learner Unit Summary (a detailed list of all units or modules completed during the course).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government for their qualifications on the national framework i.e. the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Unit 1: Defining Mental Health and Social Care
Historical development
Defining 'social' care
Key models of mental illness
Legal issues and rights
Care services in mental health
Theories and therapies

Unit 2: Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Health Conditions
Assessment
Personality disorders
Practical considerations

Unit 3: Social Inclusion
Social exclusion and mental health
The cycle of exclusion
Skills for social inclusion
Service development for inclusion
Practical application

Unit 4: Mental Health in Older Age
Ageing
Policy and legislation
Promotion of positive mental health in older age
Issues of capacity and consent
Mental health conditions commonly seen in older individuals

Unit 5: Care Support
National Service Framework (NSF) for mental health in the UK
Mental health promotion
Primary care and access to services
Effective services for people with severe mental health illness
Caring about carers
Preventing suicide
Service user involvement
Choices

Unit 6: Community and Inpatient Mental Health Care
Community Mental Healthcare Team (CMHT)
CMHT professionals
The care plan
Crisis resolution teams
Inpatient care
Risk and aggression within acute inpatient wards

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 developing your knowledge on mental illnesses, their symptoms, the types of treatments available and most importantly, how diagnosis’s are reached; this broadened understanding will enable you to tailor your services to suit the needs and wants of those in your care and provide them with the support they deserve.

This online course can also be used as a stepping stone to progressing your learning into higher education, or pursuing training/ further career advancement within this niche.

Split into 6 concise units, every module within this 100 hour course has been designed to expand your comprehension on mental health and its application within social care.

From learning about the key models of mental illnesses, the cycle of exclusion and how to prevent suicide, to exploring theories, therapies and types of personal disorders; by the end of this 12 month course you will be well versed on all matters relating to mental health -including issues of capacity and consent, care plans, inpatient care and much, much more.

This Level 4 online course is truly an asset for anyone wishing to venture into this rewarding career field as not only can you complete it from the comfort of your own home; it can be done at a pace of your choosing.

Fast, slow, night owl or early riser, you can control the rate at which you learn and can benefit from being able to mould this course to fit around your existing work and family commitments.

At the same time, all of our course materials will be delivered straight to your door - by mail or by email – allowing you to learn in a simple, convenient, stress free environment with none of the pressures of exams, deadlines or classroom teaching.

No prior knowledge or experience is required to enrol on this course.

This course is assessed using a series of written assignments that are designed to test your knowledge of the course syllabus. These will need to be submitted to your personal tutor for marking, whereupon they will provide you with helpful tips, advice and feedback.

PLEASE NOTE: No external examinations are required.

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: Defining Mental Health and Social Care
Historical development
Defining 'social' care
Key models of mental illness
Legal issues and rights
Care services in mental health
Theories and therapies

Unit 2: Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Health Conditions
Assessment
Personality disorders
Practical considerations

Unit 3: Social Inclusion
Social exclusion and mental health
The cycle of exclusion
Skills for social inclusion
Service development for inclusion
Practical application

Unit 4: Mental Health in Older Age
Ageing
Policy and legislation
Promotion of positive mental health in older age
Issues of capacity and consent
Mental health conditions commonly seen in older individuals

Unit 5: Care Support
National Service Framework (NSF) for mental health in the UK
Mental health promotion
Primary care and access to services
Effective services for people with severe mental health illness
Caring about carers
Preventing suicide
Service user involvement
Choices

Unit 6: Community and Inpatient Mental Health Care
Community Mental Healthcare Team (CMHT)
CMHT professionals
The care plan
Crisis resolution teams
Inpatient care
Risk and aggression within acute inpatient wards

Upon completion of the course students will gain an ABC Awards Certificate of Achievement and a Learner Unit Summary (a detailed list of all units or modules completed during the course).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government for their qualifications on the national framework i.e. the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

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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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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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