Diploma In Mental Health Support Worker

Mental Health, Support Worker


If you're interested in learning how to support individuals with mental health challenges and desire a recognized qualification for career advancement, the Diploma in Mental Health Support Worker course is tailored for you.

This comprehensive course covers the fundamentals of mental health, including definitions, causes, symptoms, and treatments for various disorders. It extends to addressing children's mental health, equipping you to identify and respond to their needs. Furthermore, you'll acquire essential skills like communication, assessment, care planning, intervention, and evaluation, necessary for a role as a mental health support worker.

Upon course completion, you'll be well-equipped to provide effective and compassionate support in diverse settings, including hospitals, clinics, schools, community centres, and residential homes. Enrolling in this course enhances your ability to support individuals with mental health problems and opens doors for professional development and career growth in the mental health sector. Begin your journey today towards becoming a qualified mental health support worker.

What you will learn

  •  Acquire foundational understanding of mental health basics.
  •  Learn about children's mental health, identifying and responding to their needs.
  •  Understand essential skills for a Mental Health Support Worker, including communication and assessment.
  •  Gain knowledge of mental disorder definitions, causes, symptoms, and treatments.
  •  Acquire skills in identifying and responding to children's mental health needs.
  •  Learn effective communication and evaluation techniques for a Mental Health Support Worker.
  •  Understand applying mental health basics in diverse settings.
  •  Acquire the ability to provide effective and compassionate support in various environments.

What you require

  • 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.