Working in a Trauma Informed Way in the Mental Health and Community Sector Skill Set

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Work from a trauma informed care perspective

Develop your knowledge and understanding of trauma when working with people living with mental health issues in the community services and health sector.

Whether you are working or volunteering in the community services or mental health sectors, this skill set will help you to work from a trauma informed care perspective.

It is recommended that students be over 18 or have experience in the Community Service industry.

  • Learn how to establish relationships and meet the needs of people with mental health issues
  • Support self care 
  • Skills for provision of continuous improvement of trauma informed care

Study, work or volunteer experience in community services or the health sector is essential to ensure you have an understanding of the sector, client processes and information.

Delivery & timetable
This skill set will be delivered in a mixture of online and on campus training.

Next course
Starts Tuesday 2 February 2021, Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 5.00pm - 7.30pm.

Estimated Course Fee

Estimated Concession Fee

$176.00 $74.00

These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.

  • Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
  • Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester.
  • Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
  • For secondary school aged persons (in 2021, students born on or after 1 July 2003 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2021 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
  • Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
  • The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
  • VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
  • Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses, or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
  • Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

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Semester 1, 2021

When Semester 1, 2021
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How Blended - Term 1 Intake

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