Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

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Mental Health Awareness

This course is aimed at looking to raise the awareness and of the issues surrounding mental health difficulties; dispel some of the myths and misconceptions frequently linked to mental health issues.

Duration 4 weeks
Study mode Part Time
Start date 02/05/2019
Campus Joseph Priestley Beeston
Course code AdultLearning
Fee £30 (may be free if in receipt of certain benefits)

What you learn

On this course you will learn what is meant by the term ‘mental health’ and the causes of mental health difficulties. You will also explore common perceptions of mental health difficulties and how stereotyping can affect people’s perceptions.

You will develop your knowledge of the rights of those who experience mental health difficulties and learn, where appropriate, support can be found.

An awareness of cultural diversity within mental health issues is also touched upon on this course.

Benefits / Skills you will develop

Develop communication skills and an understanding of the issues that can affect us all with regards to mental health.

How you will be assessed

There is no formal assessment.  This is a non-accredited short course with on-going assessment and individual support given by your tutor.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

Classroom based - Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. 


What's next?

After successful completion of this course, you may wish to progress further into Health and Social care by taking on our Health and Social Care Level 1 course. 

Campus Locations

Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston

Burton Avenue
West Yorkshire
LS11 5ER
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 1.4 MilesWebsite