Healthcare & Related Professions

Mental Health Support Worker (TJ)

Mental health problems can occur to anyone, but in order to help those affected by it, you need to be a lot more careful.

This certificate in Mental Health Support Worker can help you take care of someone with mental health issues during their psychological and emotional highs and lows, be it professionally or for a special someone in your life.


Mental Health Support Worker

The course is divided into three modules each corresponding to mental health basics, mental health of children, and mental health support worker.

Initially you are introduced to mental health basics, discovering resiliency and nurturing healthy relationships.

Next you focus on children’s mental health basics, how to nurture positivity & confidence, discover more about birth defects and behaviour disorders and much more.

Finally you look into what it takes to be a mental health support worker by understanding roles, tasks, required training and career pathways you can take.

This type of job could prove to be extremely satisfying as you are making a difference in the lives of others in need, and if you get this course now you can get started with that immediately.

Who is the course for? 

Professionals who are helping people suffering from mental issues
People who have an interest in the personal mental development

Entry Requirement: 

This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Why choose us? 

Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts;
Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime;
The benefit of career advancement opportunities;
24/7 support via email.

Career Path: 
Diploma in Mental Health Support Worker course is a useful qualification to possess, and would be beneficial for the following careers:

- Mental Health Support Worker
- Nurse
- Home Care Taker
  • Module I: Mental Health Basics
  • An Overview of Mental Illness
  • Mental Health Basics
  • Are you Resilient
  • Take Good Care of Yourself
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Risk Factors
  • When Do You Need to See a Professional?
  • Module II: Mental Health of Children
  • Mental Illness in Children and Adolescents
  • Children’s Mental Health Basics
  • Nurturing Positivity And Confidence
  • Recognize Changed Behaviour In Your Child
  • About Birth Defects
  • About Behavior Disorders
  • Mental Health Games For Children
  • Make Sure You Take Care Of Yourself As Well
  • Wrapping Up
  • Module III: Mental Health Support Worker
  • Introduction
  • Definition
  • Role and tasks
  • Role Clarity
  • Training, career pathway and pay
  • Worker satisfaction
  • Mental health Research - Further Reading
  • Original Research Article
  • Recommended Reading - A Vision for Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
  • Mental Health Quiz
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever