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Best 6 Courses in Mental Healthcare 2019

Students at any educational level can pursue courses in a variety of topics. A course provides in-depth information about a particular subject area and a general outline of the overall field. 

What is a course in mental health? A course in mental health provides students with an overview of the struggles, research and history of mental health topics. Students will usually learn about international mental health standards as well as the rights afforded to those with mental disabilities and their families. The course will cover the policy and laws related to mental health as well as the way that these laws are developed. In general, the course provides a background as to the way that individuals suffering from mental health issues interact with the world and how advocates can lobby on their behalf to protect their personal freedoms.

Students opt to study mental health to increase their knowledge of worldwide issues and to pursue or expand a career in international medicine. Relief workers also benefit from these studies to help bolster their understanding of health issues that face the world today. 

A course in mental health will vary in price depending upon the medium in which it’s taught, the length of the course and the institution offering it. Contacting the admissions office is the best way to understand future financial obligations.

Completing a course in mental health offers an individual the opportunity to grow their understanding of mental issues. Many find work as counselors or therapists in private and public settings, such as hospitals, mental health facilities and government agencies worldwide. Courses may be necessary for someone who already works in medicine or research and wants to expand their career. Research aides and professorships are also popular positions sought after completing this coursework.

Schools around the globe offer courses in mental health including a number of online programs. To get started with a course, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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6 Results in Mental Healthcare

Academia de Psicoanalisis

Sigmund Freud demonstrated, in creating the psychoanalytic doctrine, that all our behaviors, feelings and ways of relating to one another are determined by unconscious mo ... [+]

Course of theoretical-practical specialization of semi-face character of 10 theoretical hours and 10 practical hours per month.

Theoretical classes: are held in the city of Madrid, Spain on the last Friday and Saturday of each month. These meetings attend:The stable teaching team of the Academy of PsychoanalysisProfessionals from Spain specialized in specific topics belonging to each moduleOne teacher a month from the team at the Sigmund Freud Privatuniversität in ViennaWhy study at the Academy of Psychoanalysis

Sigmund Freud demonstrated, in creating the psychoanalytic doctrine, that all our behaviors, feelings and ways of relating to one another are determined by unconscious motivations unknown to ourselves, though not less powerful. Such motivations refer to the history of a subject, a story that is not expressed as a past chronologically "surpassed" but as a here and now in permanent repetition. The links that make us speaking beings, the history of which a person comes points, as a structure, a destiny for the subject.... [-]

Spain Madrid
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Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Online
Escuela Europea de Salud

The training will take place entirely in distance mode by giving the student the material published in book format (IFBN the Ministry of Culture, personalized paperback) ... [+]

Expert in Emotional Intelligence

The training will take place entirely in distance mode by giving the student the material published in book format (IFBN the Ministry of Culture, personalized paperback) and in pdf format in a pendrive with a tablet or laptop (choice) and assessment will be enabled platform to reflect the effect of interactions between tutor-student / a, which are reflected evaluations, grades, thesis, time connectivity and general questions that might occur along the training activity, providing permanent access UEMC.

During the development of the course, students will be in contact with the tutor or course tutors permanently using the tools made available on the schedule.... [-]

Spain Madrid
September 2019
Part-time
2 - 6 months
Online
University of New Brunswick College of Extended Learning

The Applied Behaviour Analysis Training for Families and Caregivers is suitable for persons who face the day-to-day demands of managing behavioural challenges of individu ... [+]

Raising a child with behavioural challenges is a long journey, but help is on its way

The Applied Behaviour Analysis Training for Families and Caregivers is suitable for persons who face the day-to-day demands of managing behavioural challenges of individuals of varying ages, with intellectual disabilities, experiencing autism spectrum disorders (ASD), or general behavioural challenges. All courses in this program are based on the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA).

This introductory level program consists of online and pre-recorded lectures that allow you to work at your own pace. The online facilitator is also available (via email or conference call) to answer your questions, discuss experiences or clarify course materials.... [-]

Canada Fredericton
Open Enrollment
Online
University of California, Irvine - Summer Session

Study abroad in the heart of Southern California this summer, just minutes away from the beaches in beautiful Orange County! ... [+]

Summer Psychology and Social Behavior Course in California S1 PSY BEH 9 Introduction to Psychology S1 PSY BEH 11A Psychology Fundamentals S1 PSY BEH 11B Psychology Fundamentals S1 PSY BEH 11C Psychology Fundamentals S1 PSY BEH 104S Social Animal: An Introduction to Social Psychology S1 PSY BEH 140H The Hardiness Approach to Stress Management S1 PSY BEH 155C Child Therapies S1 PSY BEH 179S Cultural Psychology S2 PSY BEH 9 Introduction to Psychology S2 PSY BEH 11A Psychology Fundamentals S2 PSY BEH 11B Psychology Fundamentals S2 PSY BEH 102C Abnormal Psychology S2 PSY BEH 103H Health Psychology S2 PSY BEH 118D Human Sexuality S2 PSY BEH 150C Clinical Psychology S2 PSY BEH 171S Environmental Psychology Why Study at UCI? ... [-]
USA Irvine
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Full-time
6 - 12 weeks
Campus
Kensington and Chelsea College

This course is an introduction for those interested in a possible career in the field of Health and Social Care. The course is part of a study programme that will explore ... [+]

Working in the health and care professions is a rewarding experience. Your first step to a career in health and care starts at Kensington and Chelsea College.

You may have been out of education for a while in which case the Pre Access and Access course will help you to develop the skills that you need to progress into Higher Education in a health-related field.

Course Overview

This course is an introduction for those interested in a possible career in the field of Health and Social Care. The course is part of a study programme that will explore a range of subjects including communication, psychology, sociology, values, and principles of social work and responsibilities of care and support workers.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Full-time
35 weeks
Campus
Thomas University

The mission of the graduate program in Clinical Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling is to create a dynamic learning environment that advances the intellectual a ... [+]

The mission of the graduate program in Clinical Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling is to create a dynamic learning environment that advances the intellectual and personal development goals of our students to work as professionals in the field of rehabilitation counseling. This includes preparing each student to pass the national Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) exam as well as be academically prepared to become Licensed Associate Professional Counselors. Students with a 3.5 GPA may participate in the Chi Sigma Iota Society. The Clinical Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling program accomplishes this mission through the following objectives:

Faculty will provide rigorous and intellectually challenging studies that require creativity, discipline, and personal responsibility. Students will learn diversity, respect, community involvement, and cultural experiences through 63 hours of coursework. Students will learn through classroom, practicum, internship, and community service experiences, addressing professional issues and community needs and the needs of persons with disabilities consistent with the program's mission. The Division will provide students with the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) required classes, using CORE standards. The students will be eligible to sit for the CRC exam after successfully completing 75% of the masters in Clinical Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling program. ... [-]
USA Thomasville
September 2019
Part-time
Online