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Diploma in Mental Health Studies – Revised 2017

Mental Health
Free Course
Research shows that one in four adults experience some form of mental health problems during their lifetime. This is why mental health is becoming an increasingly important aspect of health provision worldwide. How can we better inform people about mental health issues and reduce the extent of mental distress in our society? This mental health studies will help you gain a better understanding of the causes and treatments for mental health issues.
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Outcome

Certification

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Description

Having an understanding of mental health and mental illness does not only help the individuals concerned but also their families and friends. With this Diploma in Mental Health course, you will learn about the issues of stigma and discrimination, as well as discuss the importance of the promotion of mental well-being. You will also be able to differentiate people with normal behavior from those with mental distress and identify a range of neurotic and psychotic behavioral tendencies.

A lot of people may keep quiet when it comes to topics about suicide. This should not be the case. Instead, we should all be in the know about preventative treatment measures as well as how to identify the signs, symptoms, and causes of burnout and depression. This mental health study course will not only tackle these issues but also cover the range of personality disorders, phobias, neurotic behaviors, and the complex area of substance abuse.

Having a deeper understanding of what mental health problems may bring is not just for mental health counselors and other professionals in the social and health industry. It is also helpful for anyone who has experienced mental health issues personally and those with a general interest in this health area. By taking this course, you will greatly improve your chances of helping someone (including possibly yourself) deal with serious mental health issues. That is an invaluable thing to learn.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:


  • Define what is meant by normal behavior.
  • Describe the range of neurotic and psychotic behavioral tendencies.
  • Identify therapeutic and drug interventions to treat abnormal behaviors.
  • Cite the causes, signs and symptoms of burnout.
  • Identify types and classification of depression.
  • Describe the signs and types of suicide behaviors, and conditions that are likely to cause suicidal thoughts.
  • Identify the most common precipitating factors in violent behavior.
  • Identify the methods used to manage a violent patient who is unarmed or armed.
  • Describe the factors impacting the effect of a particular substance on an individual.
  • Identify long and short-term effects of substance abuse.

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Diploma course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Diploma course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive to you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Diploma courses:

Digital Diploma - a downloadable Diploma in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma that is posted to you (with FREE standard shipping worldwide)
Framed Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma in a stylish frame that is posted to you (with FREE standard shipping worldwide)

All Certification is available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certification, please visit our faqs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certification, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certification pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

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Course Reviews

Bernice E.
6 months ago
NG
Bernice E.

Thank you so much for this! I am really empowered and look forward to total completion!

Leon S.
2 years ago
GB
Leon S.

I thoroughly enjoyed this course I would recommend it to anyone looking into going in to the care industry! Thank you so much Alison! Bring on more courses!

Jessica D.
2 years ago
US
Jessica D.

I really enjoyed this course. my view on mental health has been changed. There are a lot of terms to learn but all in all i loved it thanks

Delilah C.
2 years ago
US
Delilah C.

this course was very informative i enjoyed it

Hassan M.
2 years ago
PK
Hassan M.

a very nice and informative experience. thanks

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