Understanding Mental Health

QQI Level 5

Mon 6.30-9.30pm • Duration: 13 weeks

Tuition Fee:                €200

Start Date:                   Monday 16th September 2019

This module is designed to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to work effectively in a mental healthcare setting promoting understanding and good practice in providing services to individuals with mental health difficulties.

Concepts of mental health, positive mental health and mental ill-health issues

Irish mental health system

Living with mental health issues

Meeting the needs of a person living with a mental illness

Challenges of living with a mental illness

Range of treatment approaches

Patient Care Plans

Entry Requirements:

Students must currently be in a hospital/nursing home/care setting to complete this module.

Tuition Fee:                €200

Accreditation:           QQI Minor Award in Understanding

Mental Health 5N3772

Start Date:                   Monday 16th September 2019