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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.

  • 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.

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

This skill set will be delivered through a mixture of on campus and online training. Students will attend campus for weeks 1, 3, 4 and 5; and participate in an online Collaborate session for week 2.

If your organisation would like our lecturing staff to deliver this skill set to a group of staff members or clients, please use the Get help form below to make enquiries. We can customise delivery and duration to suit your needs.

Study options and next steps

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Semester 2, 2021

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

Duration 5 Weeks
When Semester 2, 2021
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How On Campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $145.80 $30.00 $175.80
Concession $43.20 $30.00 $73.20

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2021 (fees are subject to change in 2022). Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

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