Introduction to Mental Health Care Level 2

Home Study Zone
Online

£ 245 - (Rs 21,110)
+ VAT

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Description

Subscription options are available on most courses, starting at £19.99. See website for details.The following course, offered by Home Study Zone, will help you improve your skills and achieve your professional goals. During the program you will study different subjects which are deemed to be useful for those who want to enhance their professional career. Sign up for more information!

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Requirements: No entry requirements

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Where and when

Starts Location

Online

What you'll learn on the course

Mental Health
Personnel
Staff
Substance Abuse
Medical
Depression
Medical training
Skills and Training

Course programme

This Introduction to Mental Health Care Level 2 course is designed for people who wish to gain an understanding of the principles and practice of Mental Health Care. No prior knowledge is required.

You will learn how to:-

  • Develop an awareness of behaviour patterns associated with mental health illnesses
  • Identify the symptoms and behaviours associated with a range of mental health problems
  • Create an awareness of methods of managing mental health symptoms
  • Develop a range of skills with which to care for mental health sufferers

This course will consist of six units to study and there is no previous knowledge required.

Modules

Unit 1: Normal/Abnormal Behaviour

  • Define normal behaviour
  • Identify the characteristics of normal behaviour
  • Identify normal defence mechanisms
  • Define abnormal behaviour
  • Identify the characteristics of normal behaviour
  • Identify therapeutic interventions to treat abnormal behaviour

Unit 2: Burnout, Depression and Suicide

  • Define and identify the causes of burnout
  • Identify the symptoms, and preventive techniques for burnout
  • Identify two major types of depression
  • Identify the signs/symptoms of severe depression
  • Identify the techniques and drugs used for the management of depression
  • Identify circumstances which aid in the identification of potential suicide victims
  • Identify the factors which differentiate a suicide gesture from a suicide attempt
  • Identify the methods of managing a potential suicide victim.

Unit 3: Hostility and Violent Behaviour

  • Identify the most common precipitating factors in violent behaviour
  • Identify the methods used to manage the violent patient who is unarmed
  • Identify the methods used to manage the violent patient who is armed.
  • Identify the uses of restraints for violent patients.

Unit 4: Substance Abuse

  • Identify the signs/symptoms and treatment for overdose and withdrawal of opiates
  • Give examples, identify signs/symptoms and treatment for overdose and withdrawal of central nervous system depressants
  • Identify examples, signs/symptoms and treatment for overdose and withdrawal of central nervous system stimulants
  • Identify signs/symptoms and treatment of cannabinoids
  • Identify examples, signs/symptoms, and treatment for overdose and withdrawal of psychedelics
  • Identify signs/symptoms and treatment for overdose of phencyclidine

Unit 5: Death and Dying

  • Identify the typical reactions of health care personnel towards the terminally ill or injured patient.
  • Identify the stages of adjustment experienced by the terminally ill or injured patient and his significant others.
  • Identify the characteristics of each stage of adjustment experienced by the terminally ill patient and his significant others.
  • Identify the management techniques used to help the terminally ill and their significant others cope with death and dying.
  • Identify the methods used by the medical staff to help patients cope with death and dying.

Unit 6: Sexual Assault

  • Identify the responsibilities and actions necessary by carers when dealing with alleged sexual assault.
  • Identify evidence control procedures.
  • Identify recording principles.