Did you know that one in four British adults experience at least one diagnosable mental health problem each year? The most common is mixed anxiety and depression, but there are so many other issues which have a huge impact on a person’s life and the people around them. You can complete this course on our interactive online learning platform, EQUAL, where your knowledge will be assessed through a series of short answer questions with no examinations.
Level 2 in Awareness of Mental Health Problems course content
This course is split into manageable units. These are:
- Unit 1: Understanding Mental Health
- Unit 2: Understanding stress
- Unit 3: Understanding anxiety
- Unit 4: Understanding phobias
- Unit 5: Understanding depression
- Unit 6: Understanding post-natal depression
- Unit 7: Understanding bipolar disorder
- Unit 8: Understanding schizophrenia
- Unit 9: Understanding dementia
- Unit 10: Understanding eating disorders
- Unit 11: Understanding attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Within each unit, learners will focus on one particular aspect of mental health, such as phobias, eating disorders, stress, dementia and anxiety. Each unit explores the meaning, causes, effects, symptoms and management of that particular aspect and looks in detail at the impact mental health has on a person’s family and friends. This provides them with a better understanding of each aspect and a good idea of what it feels like to experience mental ill-health.
Who is the Level 2 in Awareness of Mental Health Problems course aimed at?
This qualification offers a comprehensive understanding of some common mental health problems, which is of vital importance for anyone who works around people suffering with these conditions.
Students on this course need to have a reasonable standard of basic education asthe learning resources are all written in simple everyday language with no jargon and all in a logical structure, making the information easy to process and understand.
What kind of Level 2 in Awareness of Mental Health Problems training courses are available?
The Level 2 in Awareness of Mental Health Problems course offered by The Skills Network is paper-based with some elements of online assessments.
This course can be completed in 10 - 16 weeks.
After completing the Level 2 in Awareness of Mental Health Problems course
Graduates of the Level 2 in Awareness of Mental Health Problems course will be able to apply for jobs working with people suffering from mental health issues, including the elderly suffering from dementia. Graduates may also choose to study further courses in the social health care field.
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