New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4) (Mental Health and Addiction Support)
The New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 4) Social and Community Services will give you the skills and knowledge required to be employed in a range of roles working alongside people and their family /whānau.
In particular this qualification is ideal for people who work alongside people, family and/or whānau in a mental health addiction setting to support autonomy by using tools and strategies to foster hope, support recovery and build resilience.
Study type Open
Cost$513 NZ Domestic
This programme's fees are covered under Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF).
This programme can only be studied part-time. It is not eligible for student loans, course-related costs, living costs or student allowances from StudyLink.
This programme of study has practical components that require access to a workplace covered under the Government’s COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021.
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Graduates of the Mental Health and Addiction Support strand will be employed in roles supporting people to foster hope and support recovery including mental health and addiction support work.
Potential employment roles may include support worker, caregiver, employment consultants, whānau workers, housing coordinators, forensic staff, aged care workers and navigators.
What will you learn
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:
- Engage and communicate with people and family/whānau accessing social and community services in a manner which respects their socio-cultural identity, experience and self-knowledge.
- Relate the history of Māori as tangata whenua and knowledge of person-whānau interconnectedness to your own role in a health and wellbeing setting.
- Display self-awareness, reflective practice and personal leadership in a health and wellbeing
- Actively contribute to a culture of professionalism, safely and quality in a health and wellbeing organisation.
- Relate the purpose and impact of your own role to the aims of the wider health and wellbeing sector.
Graduates of the Mental Health and Addiction Support strand will be able to:
- Work alongside people, family and/or whānau in a mental health addiction setting to support autonomy by using tools and strategies to foster hope, support recovery and build resilience.