Mental Health Awareness
Gain professional knowledge of mental health issues to take into your personal, work or academic life on this vocational three day residential course.
Purpose: Personal and Professional Development
Duration: 3 days
Next course: Contact us to find out
What are the qualifications about?
This short course will introduce you to psychiatric, psychological and social perspectives about mental health. If you would like to develop a better understanding of mental health and explore some of the key theories and concepts, this course would be ideal for you.
Who are they for?
You may be interested in a career or you have a home life where you are working with individuals with mental health issues and their carers.
What do I need?
You do not need to be working in the mental health field already. You do not need any qualifications to apply for this course.
Why choose Ruskin College?
Ruskin College is a community. Our friendly, welcoming and open learning environment is the ideal setting to tackle the complex topics and we do so in an inclusive and positive way.
What sorts of things do they cover?
You will learn about:
- the risks of mental health issues
- the impact of mental health issues on those people linked to the sufferer
- the effects of suffering from mental health problems
- mental health support available
How will I learn and be assessed?
You will not be formally assessed on this course.
How long do they take?
Usual course length
Completing the Mental Health Awareness course usually takes:
- 3 days full time
This residential course runs from Monday to Wednesday.
What jobs could they lead to?
This could be the first step in your journey towards a career in this sector. The course could equally be a gateway entry point for you if you are returning to education after some time.
What would it cost me?
This course is free, subject to eligibility. For those who are not eligible, the cost is £220 (inc lunch and accommodation).