This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide self-directed recovery oriented support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work involves implementing community based programs and activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work is undertaken in a range of community contexts such as community based non-government organisations; home based outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services, rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment. Work is carried out autonomously under the broad guidance of other practitioners and professionals.

Entry Requirements:

Satisfactory demonstration of reading, writing and numeracy skills by undertaking the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) AND Either any Certificate III or higher or SACE Stage 2 or equivalent Australian Year 12 certificate

Structure:

11 core units plus 4 electives.

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Work with diverse people; Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety; Provide recovery oriented mental health services; Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues; Work collaboratively with the care network and other services; plus more. Electives: Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide; Recognise and respond to crisis situations; Facilitate the interests and rights of clients; Work in an alcohol and other drugs context; Provide alcohol and other drugs withdrawal services; Provide suicide bereavement support; plus more.

Further information:

To achieve this qualification, students must have completed at least 80 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Adelaide No info
Dandenong No info
Frankston No info
Ballarat No info
Established in 1973, BRACE Education Training and Employment Limited is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO Code: 3621) which provides accredited training and related courses to students in Australia. BRACE Education Training and Employment Limited offers 32 courses across 8 study fields. BRACE Education Training and Employment Limited courses are offered in 4 locations. You can view their campus locations by clicking on the campus tab. If you would like to learn more about BRACE Education Training and Employment Limited you can use the contact form listed on our page or you can visit the BRACE Education Training and Employment Limited website directly at http://www.brace.com.au.

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