TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems (RQF)

TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems (RQF)

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TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems (RQF)

Key Points

  • Study a wide range of mental health issues 
  • Learn about everything from anxiety to ADHD 
  • Understand the challenges associated with each of these issues 
  • Develop key foundational knowledge of mental health 
  • Start your career in mental health 
  • Qualify in a matter of weeks  

About your Course 

Mental health issues take on many forms, ranging from the more common issues such as anxiety and depression to eating disorders and PTSD. 

Being able to recognise these issues in others is essential to getting them the support they need. With one in four adults in the UK experiencing mental health issues every year, it’s an important issue to get a handle on. 

This course will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the most common forms of mental health issues. Each module will focus on a particular issue, its causes and what can be done to manage it. 

You will also be given an overview of the social changes surrounding mental health, the social context of these challenges and the legal context too. 

By the end of the course, you will have developed a confident understanding of these issues and the ways in which the individual can bee supported.  

It can also serve as the start of a career in mental health. Whether you want to support people through talking therapies, work towards becoming a mental health nurse or pursue a career in psychotherapy, this course is a great place to start. 

Devised by subject matter experts, this level 2 RQF course will give you a recognised qualification that will provide you with essential knowledge in mental health and mental health issues. 

Starting your Career 

This online course will allow you to start your studies right away. This means you can get your qualification in a matter of weeks. 

This course is perfect for anyone wanting to gain a solid foundation in understanding mental health before they embark on further studies or a career. 

Along with other relevant/required qualifications, this course is useful for another wanting to work with individuals with mental health issues living in supported accommodation. 

Additionally, it can be used as a foundation for taking level 3 qualifications in CBT or counselling, allowing them to pursue those career paths. 

Alternatively, it can provide a useful introduction ahead of studying an Access to Higher Education Diploma (Psychology). 

To start an engaging and rewarding career in mental health, enrol today. 

Qualification: TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems (RQF)

The qualification develops learners’ knowledge and understanding of a range of mental health issues, including: 

  • General mental health 
  • Stress 
  • Anxiety 
  • Depression
  • Phobias 
  • Dementia 
  • Other conditions which may significantly affect the mental health of a person.   

Learners will be given a thorough grounding in what is meant by mental health terminology, possible causes and triggers of each condition, how each condition can affect the lives of the people living with them, and how conditions may be managed.  

This qualification is designed to develop knowledge and skills in this subject area. 

Upon completion of this course, you will be awarded a Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems (Qualification Number: 603/2958/0). 

Requirements for Entry

This Level 2 Certificate in Awareness in Mental Health Problems is an introduction to the complexities of mental health. 

Therefore, you do not need any existing qualifications to enrol. However, a strong understanding of literacy and numeracy will be needed to understand the course material. 

Experience in the mental health field would also be advantageous but not essential. 

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

Module 1: Understanding Mental Health

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Know what is meant by mental health and mental ill-health 
  • Understand how mental health care has changed over time 
  • Understand the social context of mental illness 
  • Understand the legal context of mental illness 

Module 2: Understanding Stress

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the term 'stress' 
  • Understand possible causes of stress 
  • Understand how stress can affect an individual 
  • Understand how the demands of daily life can contribute to stress 
  • Understand how stress may be managed 

Module 3: Understanding Anxiety

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the terms 'anxiety' and 'panic attack 
  • Understand possible causes of anxiety 
  • Understand how anxiety can affect the individual and others 
  • Understand how different ways of thinking and behaving can affect anxiety 
  • Understand how anxiety may be managed 

Module 4: Understanding Phobias

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the term 'phobias' 
  • Understand the possible causes of phobia 
  • Understand how a phobia can affect the individual and others 
  • Understand how phobias may be managed 

Module 5: Understanding Depression

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the term 'depression' 
  • Understand the possible causes of depression 
  • Understand how depression affects the individual and others 
  • Understand how the demands of daily life can affect depression 
  • Understand how depression can be managed 

Module 6: Understanding Postnatal Depression

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the term 'postnatal depression' 
  • Understand the causes of postnatal depression 
  • Understand puerperal psychosis 
  • Understand how postnatal depression can affect the mother and others 
  • Understand how preparation for the birth can help reduce the risk of postnatal depression 
  • Understand how postnatal depression may be managed 
  • Understand how puerperal psychosis may be managed 

Module 7: Understanding Bipolar Disorder

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the term 'bipolar disorder 
  • Understand the causes of bipolar disorder 
  • Understand how bipolar disorder can affect the individual and others 
  • Understand how the demands of daily life can influence the presentation of symptoms of bipolar disorder 
  • Understand how to recognise the symptoms of bipolar disorder 
  • Understand how bipolar disorder may be managed 

Module 8: Understanding Schizophrenia

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the term 'schizophrenia' 
  • Understand how the media representation of schizophrenia can create confusion about the illness 
  • Understand the causes of schizophrenia 
  • Understand how schizophrenia can affect the individual and others 
  • Understand how schizophrenia may be managed 

Module 9: Understanding Dementia

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the term 'dementia 
  • Understand the causes of dementia 
  • Understand how dementia can affect the individual and others 
  • Understand how dementia may be managed 
  • Understand factors which may adversely affect a person with dementia 

Module 10: Understanding Eating Disorders

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the term 'eating disorder' 
  • Understand the causes of eating disorders 
  • Understand how an eating disorder may affect the individual and others 
  • Understand how a specific eating disorder may be managed 

Module 11: Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the term 'ADHD' 
  • Understand the causes of ADHD 
  • Understand how ADHD can affect the individual and others 
  • Understand the symptoms associated with ADHD 
  • Understand how ADHD may be managed 

Module 12: Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the term 'OCD' 
  • Understand the causes of OCD 
  • Understand how OCD can affect the individual and others 
  • Understand the thoughts and behaviour associated with OCD 
  • Understand how OCD may be managed 

Module 13: Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the term 'PTSD' 
  • Understand the causes of PTSD 
  • Understand how PTSD can affect the individual and others 
  • Understand the symptoms associated with PTSD 
  • Understand how PTSD may be managed 

The qualification is assessed by assignments at the end of each module. The assignments will be designed to challenge your learning to demonstrate you have met all the learning outcomes. 

Each learning outcome must be met to pass this course. 

TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems (RQF)

Key Points

  • Study a wide range of mental health issues 
  • Learn about everything from anxiety to ADHD 
  • Understand the challenges associated with each of these issues 
  • Develop key foundational knowledge of mental health 
  • Start your career in mental health 
  • Qualify in a matter of weeks  

About your Course 

Mental health issues take on many forms, ranging from the more common issues such as anxiety and depression to eating disorders and PTSD. 

Being able to recognise these issues in others is essential to getting them the support they need. With one in four adults in the UK experiencing mental health issues every year, it’s an important issue to get a handle on. 

This course will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the most common forms of mental health issues. Each module will focus on a particular issue, its causes and what can be done to manage it. 

You will also be given an overview of the social changes surrounding mental health, the social context of these challenges and the legal context too. 

By the end of the course, you will have developed a confident understanding of these issues and the ways in which the individual can bee supported.  

It can also serve as the start of a career in mental health. Whether you want to support people through talking therapies, work towards becoming a mental health nurse or pursue a career in psychotherapy, this course is a great place to start. 

Devised by subject matter experts, this level 2 RQF course will give you a recognised qualification that will provide you with essential knowledge in mental health and mental health issues. 

Starting your Career 

This online course will allow you to start your studies right away. This means you can get your qualification in a matter of weeks. 

This course is perfect for anyone wanting to gain a solid foundation in understanding mental health before they embark on further studies or a career. 

Along with other relevant/required qualifications, this course is useful for another wanting to work with individuals with mental health issues living in supported accommodation. 

Additionally, it can be used as a foundation for taking level 3 qualifications in CBT or counselling, allowing them to pursue those career paths. 

Alternatively, it can provide a useful introduction ahead of studying an Access to Higher Education Diploma (Psychology). 

To start an engaging and rewarding career in mental health, enrol today. 

Qualification: TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems (RQF)

The qualification develops learners’ knowledge and understanding of a range of mental health issues, including: 

  • General mental health 
  • Stress 
  • Anxiety 
  • Depression
  • Phobias 
  • Dementia 
  • Other conditions which may significantly affect the mental health of a person.   

Learners will be given a thorough grounding in what is meant by mental health terminology, possible causes and triggers of each condition, how each condition can affect the lives of the people living with them, and how conditions may be managed.  

This qualification is designed to develop knowledge and skills in this subject area. 

Upon completion of this course, you will be awarded a Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems (Qualification Number: 603/2958/0). 

Requirements for Entry

This Level 2 Certificate in Awareness in Mental Health Problems is an introduction to the complexities of mental health. 

Therefore, you do not need any existing qualifications to enrol. However, a strong understanding of literacy and numeracy will be needed to understand the course material. 

Experience in the mental health field would also be advantageous but not essential. 

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

Module 1: Understanding Mental Health

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Know what is meant by mental health and mental ill-health 
  • Understand how mental health care has changed over time 
  • Understand the social context of mental illness 
  • Understand the legal context of mental illness 

Module 2: Understanding Stress

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the term 'stress' 
  • Understand possible causes of stress 
  • Understand how stress can affect an individual 
  • Understand how the demands of daily life can contribute to stress 
  • Understand how stress may be managed 

Module 3: Understanding Anxiety

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the terms 'anxiety' and 'panic attack 
  • Understand possible causes of anxiety 
  • Understand how anxiety can affect the individual and others 
  • Understand how different ways of thinking and behaving can affect anxiety 
  • Understand how anxiety may be managed 

Module 4: Understanding Phobias

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the term 'phobias' 
  • Understand the possible causes of phobia 
  • Understand how a phobia can affect the individual and others 
  • Understand how phobias may be managed 

Module 5: Understanding Depression

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the term 'depression' 
  • Understand the possible causes of depression 
  • Understand how depression affects the individual and others 
  • Understand how the demands of daily life can affect depression 
  • Understand how depression can be managed 

Module 6: Understanding Postnatal Depression

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the term 'postnatal depression' 
  • Understand the causes of postnatal depression 
  • Understand puerperal psychosis 
  • Understand how postnatal depression can affect the mother and others 
  • Understand how preparation for the birth can help reduce the risk of postnatal depression 
  • Understand how postnatal depression may be managed 
  • Understand how puerperal psychosis may be managed 

Module 7: Understanding Bipolar Disorder

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the term 'bipolar disorder 
  • Understand the causes of bipolar disorder 
  • Understand how bipolar disorder can affect the individual and others 
  • Understand how the demands of daily life can influence the presentation of symptoms of bipolar disorder 
  • Understand how to recognise the symptoms of bipolar disorder 
  • Understand how bipolar disorder may be managed 

Module 8: Understanding Schizophrenia

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the term 'schizophrenia' 
  • Understand how the media representation of schizophrenia can create confusion about the illness 
  • Understand the causes of schizophrenia 
  • Understand how schizophrenia can affect the individual and others 
  • Understand how schizophrenia may be managed 

Module 9: Understanding Dementia

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the term 'dementia 
  • Understand the causes of dementia 
  • Understand how dementia can affect the individual and others 
  • Understand how dementia may be managed 
  • Understand factors which may adversely affect a person with dementia 

Module 10: Understanding Eating Disorders

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the term 'eating disorder' 
  • Understand the causes of eating disorders 
  • Understand how an eating disorder may affect the individual and others 
  • Understand how a specific eating disorder may be managed 

Module 11: Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the term 'ADHD' 
  • Understand the causes of ADHD 
  • Understand how ADHD can affect the individual and others 
  • Understand the symptoms associated with ADHD 
  • Understand how ADHD may be managed 

Module 12: Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the term 'OCD' 
  • Understand the causes of OCD 
  • Understand how OCD can affect the individual and others 
  • Understand the thoughts and behaviour associated with OCD 
  • Understand how OCD may be managed 

Module 13: Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

On successful completion of this module, you will...

  • Understand the term 'PTSD' 
  • Understand the causes of PTSD 
  • Understand how PTSD can affect the individual and others 
  • Understand the symptoms associated with PTSD 
  • Understand how PTSD may be managed 

The qualification is assessed by assignments at the end of each module. The assignments will be designed to challenge your learning to demonstrate you have met all the learning outcomes. 

Each learning outcome must be met to pass this course. 

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