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Learner Career Outcomes

45%

started a new career after completing these courses

41%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 20 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Spanish, French

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Module 1 - Positive mental health and Psychiatry

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 55 min), 8 readings, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Wellbeing1m
Positive mental health and Psychiatry8m
Stress9m
Recovery perspective8m
Tina's Story - Part 14m
Positive Psychology8m
8 Steps to Happiness11m
8 readings
How to navigate the MOOC10m
Overview of assessments and activities10m
About the Pre-course self-assessment scales10m
Module 1 Reading list10m
Essential reading - Mental Health and Wellbeing10m
Essential reading - Stress20m
Essential reading - 100 ways to support recovery10m
Essential readings - the PERMA Model10m
1 practice exercise
Pre-course knowledge test30m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Module 2 - Body and Mind

5 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 66 min), 9 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
BONUS: The benefits of pet ownership1m
Yoga and mental health7m
Sleeping well8m
Nutrition: Prevention7m
Relaxation8m
Mindfulness10m
Personality strengths8m
A strengths approach to community mental health5m
9 readings
Essential readings - Exercise10m
Recommended resource - Yoga10m
Essential readings - Sleep10m
Recommended resource - About the Insomnia Severity Index10m
Essential readings - Nutrition10m
Essential reading - Breathing and relaxation exercises10m
Recommended resources - Mindfulness10m
Recommended resources - Strengths Assessment and VIA survey of Character Strengths10m
Module 2 Reading list10m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Module 3 - Love and Work

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 70 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
Creative selves7m
Autonomy and connection2m
Families and carers10m
Aboriginal Australians: social and emotional wellbeing7m
Social and economic participation3m
The YES Project11m
Consumer communities7m
Work and mental health7m
7 readings
Recommended resource - Attachment10m
Recommended resource - The benefits of social support10m
Recommended resource - Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing10m
Recommended resources - Consumer communities10m
Essential reading: Australian and New Zealand Consensus Statement on the Health Benefits of Work10m
Recommended resources on work and mental health10m
Module 3 Reading list10m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Module 4 - Mental Illness

5 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 93 min), 11 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
Anxiety10m
Depression9m
Addictions11m
Trauma12m
Bipolar disorder9m
BONUS: Rob's story5m
Psychosis and Schizophrenia9m
Psychotherapies8m
Psychiatric medications9m
11 readings
Recommended resource - Mental Health First Aid10m
Recommended resources - Types of anxiety disorders10m
Essential readings - Depression10m
Essential readings - Addictions10m
Recommended resources - About the AUDIT Scale10m
Essential reading - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder10m
Essential reading - Bipolar disorder10m
Essential reading - Psychosis and schizophrenia10m
Recommended readings - ADHD and autism spectrum10m
Essential readings - Talking Therapies10m
Module 4 Reading list10m

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