Professionalism in the World's Eye (Mental Health and Addiction Support)

HWB405

This online course provides you with the opportunity to describe community integration and gain an in-depth understating of the services and resources that are available within your community to support your work.

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    Level
    4
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    Credits
    25
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    Cost
    2024
    $0 NZ Domestic
    $1,339 NZ International
    2025
  •  
    EFTS
    0.2083
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 16 hours per week
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

Risks are described in relation to you as a worker, the people you support and your natural supports. Strategies to address risks are described, implemented and evaluated. These strategies are linked to the organisation's workplace policies and procedures.  This course closes by looking at the ethical practice of a worker in the mental health and addiction sector. 

Learners who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • describe the process of community integration for a person they support and review their role within this process
  • describe local services and resources relevant to a person they support in a mental health and addiction setting 
  • describe risks for people they support, support workers and others in a mental health and addiction setting
  • describe and implement strategies for contributing to the safety of people they support, support workers, and others in a mental health and addiction setting
  • describe policies, procedures and resources used to assist in responding to risk-related issues in a mental health and addiction setting
  • reflect on own ethical practice as a mental health and addiction support worker

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate

Course availability over the next 12 months

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  •  
    Level
    4
  •  
    Credits
    25
  •  
    Cost
    2024
    $0 NZ Domestic
    $1,339 NZ International
    2025
  •  
    EFTS
    0.2083
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 16 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying