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7 Courses in Mental Healthcare 2020

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 internat… Read more

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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University of Almería
Almería, Spain

Researchers and experts in neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation, physiotherapy, information and communication technologies, robotics, nutrition, music therapy, sex ... +

Researchers and experts in neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation, physiotherapy, information and communication technologies, robotics, nutrition, music therapy, sexology present in this course the latest trends for the intervention in the alterations associated with the development of dementia in aging and its prevention through factors that promote healthy aging. -
Courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English, Spanish
06 Jul 2020
Campus
University of Pisa Summer - Winter Schools & Foundation Course
Pisa, Italy

The school deals with mind-body interactions in health and disease. In particular, the topics will be: the physiological aspects of body image, of its construction and alterat ... +

The school deals with mind-body interactions in health and disease. In particular, the topics will be: the physiological aspects of body image, of its construction and alteration with special reference to interoception and imagery, the normal and altered relation of cardiovascular/gastroenteric functions/trigeminal information with cognition and sleep, the role of individual cognitive and psychophysiological traits in pain and in its cognitive control, relaxation techniques. -
Courses
Full-time
English
Jun 2021
Campus
Thomas University
Thomasville, USA

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

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. -
Courses
Part-time
English
Online
Escuela Europea de Salud
Madrid, Spain

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 i ... +

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 the ... -
Courses
Part-time
2 - 6 months
Sep 2020
Online
University of California, Irvine - Summer Session
Irvine, USA

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

Study abroad in the heart of Southern California this summer, just minutes away from the beaches in beautiful Orange County! -
Courses
Full-time
6 - 12 weeks
English
Campus
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 individuals o ... +

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. -
Courses
English
Online
Academia de Psicoanalisis
Madrid, Spain

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

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. When listening to patients, we find traces of this destiny in all aspects of their reality: economic, professional, affective, sexual, as well as a deep disagreement of the person with all these things that, enigmatically, inhabit her. Wanting to know about this, position to which psychoanalysis makes place, operates a position of dignity with respect to the overwhelming character of the Other's desire. The ethics of psychoanalysis, transference through, installs a gap between what is written about me and the question itself. What do I want? How do I want to live my life? The Academy of Psychoanalysis represents, from the journey through these crossroads, a joint space of growth and limit to human discomfort. Such is the point at which research and therapy coincide. Who ignores, repeats. Who is willing to know ... who wants, has a life. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Spanish
Campus
Online

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