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Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems, Level 2

Course overview

This qualification is suitable for anyone who wishes to raise their awareness of mental health conditions, the factors that cause mental ill-health and the ways that mental health problems can be managed. The course is suitable for those already working in the health and social care sector, in addition to those who want to work in these areas, or simply want to gain more knowledge of the subject.

Entry requirements

No qualifications or experience necessary, however, learners must be 16 or over.

Course Modules

Understanding mental health
Understanding stress
Understanding anxiety
Understanding phobias
Understanding depression
Understanding postnatal depression
Understanding bipolar disorder
Understanding schizophrenia
Understanding dementia
Understanding eating disorders
Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – ADHD
Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – OCD
Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – PTSD

How will I be assessed?

Assignment based portfolio of evidence.

What can I do next

The objective of this qualification is to develop the learners understanding of a range of mental health problems, which could be used to support their role in the workplace, or where they may work or interact with individuals with mental health problems.