Graduate Certificate of Education (Mental Health)
Improve learning outcomes for people facing complex mental health challenges
Develop an awareness of common mental health conditions that can present in the classroom. You’ll learn about anxiety, depression and eating disorders–and how to create a supportive school community. Create inclusive and ethical learning environments.
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
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At Torrens University Australia you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle. Thanks to their innovative digital learning system you’ll gain the ultimate in flexibility, and still receive personalised guidance from academics and access to work placement, mentorship and internship opportunities. Online you can attend live classes or view recorded sessions, connect with lecturers and fellow students, and access content on-demand 24/7.
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As one of Australia’s fastest growing universities, we take a progressive approach to learning. Our courses are co-designed, developed and delivered with industry, giving you confidence that you’ll graduate job-ready. During this course you will:
- Identify and analyse biases, prejudices and assumptions associated with mental health in education.
- Apply a ‘person first’ perspective to analyse and solve issues and challenges associated with mental health.
- Improve educational outcomes by supporting people through complex mental health challenges.
- Design and evaluate inclusive, ethical and effective learning environments.
You will have the opportunity to improve educational value by developing and implementing supportive mental health practices. Your employment opportunities will range from schools, TAFEs and universities to other agencies which have an interest in the relationship between mental health and education. Potential career paths include:
- Education Lead roles
- Leadership role in special education
- Disability support
- Teacher Aide
- A completed qualification at AQF Level 7 (Bachelor degree) or above from an Australian University OR
- An equivalent overseas higher education qualification.
This course provides advanced knowledge and skills, focusing on three core issues – anxiety, depression and eating disorders. It improves both understanding of and the ability to apply positive support services directly into a range of learning environments.
You will attain an understanding of issues faced by mainstream teachers educational practice, and advanced knowledge and skills in supporting individuals with mental health challenges. This course offers a model of support and flexible tailored learning to suit individual student needs.
This is not an accredited Australian Initial Teacher Education course and therefore does not qualify the student to teach in Australia.
Tailor your study to your lifestyle thanks to our innovative digital learning system, accessible from anywhere with 24/7 personalised support. Participate in live classes, connecting with specialist lecturers and fellow students. When studying online, you’ll complete the same set of self-paced study modules as on-campus students, and graduate with the same qualification. Best of all, you get access to view live content on demand.
Course duration: 2 trimesters full time, 3 or 4 trimesters part time