Mental Health Courses

Mental health refers to a person’s emotional, psychological and social wellbeing. Mental health workers provide vital support to people in the community who are struggling with mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder. As well as delivering specialised individual services and intervention strategies, mental health workers also promote community-wide strategies and programs to raise awareness about the importance of mental health.

Mental health courses equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue careers in a range of areas, particularly in the community support sector. As a mental health student, you’ll learn how to build relationships with clients and provide them with the support they need to manage mental illness and psychiatric disability.

Become an expert in the field of mental health and help individuals better handle or resolve psychological issues. Offer counselling and support to clients with anxiety, depression or post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Monash University

Learn about the current trends influencing psychology today and predict where research will venture next with the 21st century Applications of Psychology unit from Monash Online.

Monash University

Monash Online's Abnormal psychology six-week single unit will expand your understanding of psychology with this comprehensive review of abnormal behaviour. 

UniSA Online

An online Bachelor of Community Health course prepares students to make a difference by shaping and improving the health and wellbeing of communities.

Edith Cowan University

The Bachelor of Counselling is an essential course for those wishing to pursue entry-level counselling roles or postgraduate studies in counselling and psychotherapy.

UniSA Online

The online Bachelor of Psychological Science and Sociology degree prepares students to pursue careers in government and not-for-profit organisations, with a specialisation in Ageing and Disability and/or Criminology.

Bachelor of Psychological Science and Sociology

The online Bachelor of Psychological Science and Sociology degree prepares students to pursue careers in government and not-for-profit organisations, with a specialisation in Ageing and Disability and/or Criminology.
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Swinburne Online

Study the inner workings of the mind with this Bachelor of Psychological Sciences course – a qualification that is professionally recognised by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

Charles Sturt University

This Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) course will give you a solid grounding in the field of psychology.

Swinburne Online

Learn about human nature, psychology and relationships in this online Bachelor of Social Science With a Major in Behavioural Studies course, and gain highly transferrable skills for your career.

Bachelor of Social Science With a Major in Behavioural Studies

Learn about human nature, psychology and relationships in this online Bachelor of Social Science With a Major in Behavioural Studies course, and gain highly transferrable skills for your career.
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Monash University

Take a closer look at how physical, cognitive, social, and emotional changes impact psychological development and the role of biology with the PSY4131 Developmental and Biological Psychology course unit from Monash Online.

TrainSmart Australia

Make a real difference to the lives of Australians experiencing mental illness with the skills developed in this Diploma of Mental Health (CHC53315) from TrainSmart Australia

Monash University

Learn about the ethical, legal and professional issues faced by practising psychologists in this PSY4405 Ethical and professional issues in psychology course from Monash Online.

Charles Sturt University

Broaden your horizons and explore the benefits of mindfulness-based intervention techniques with this online Graduate Certificate in Applied Mindfulness from CSU.

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