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Mental Health and Social Care QLS Level 3

419 GBP
419 GBP
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Course description

This Mental Health and Social Care QLS Level 3 course is ideal for anyone currently working in the health and social care industry who wants to develop their knowledge of caring for those with mental health disorders. It could also help those considering a career in the health and social care industry to learn more before taking the next step towards their career. During your studies, you'll expand your knowledge of the signs and symptoms of various mental health disorders, legislation and policies relevant to mental health in the sector, how mental health disorders can be managed using various approaches, interventions, and therapies.

Course Content

Unit 1 Understanding social care and mental health

  • Mental health and mental illness
  • Models and approaches in mental health and social care
  • History and attitudes in mental health
  • Issues of discrimination and stigma relating to mental illness

Unit 2 Types of mental health disorders and assessment processes

  • Assessment and diagnosis processes of mental health disorder
  • Signs and symptoms of a range of mental health orders

Unit 3 Legislation and policy in mental health and social care

  • Mental health legislation
  • Policy and law and service provision
  • Principles of care and control

Unit 4 Service provision

  • Driving forces behind change in mental health
  • Legal issues and service delivery
  • Role of the social worker

Unit 5 Managing mental health problems

  • Physical treatments
  • Self-management
  • Psychological approaches
  • Social interventions
  • Complementary therapies
  • Social role valorisation

Unit 6 Service users perspectives

  • The service user movement: its history, development, and current status
  • Advocacy and carer support in mental health management
  • Volunteer roles within mental health service provision

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