Certificate in Community Mental Health

Help individuals and families struggling with mental health challenges with the Certificate in Community Mental Health. Get the skills to provide support, counseling, and guidance. Improve overall well-being and advocate for mental health needs in your community.
Course Provider
(RTO 22557)
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Study 100% Online

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Self-Paced Learning

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Upfront Payment or a Flexible Payment Plan starting from $25 per week.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
This course is self-paced. It takes approximately 200 hours to complete, but you have lifetime access to the course to study when it suits you best.
Study this course 100% online from the comfort of your own home, anywhere in Australia.
Career Outcomes
  • Child Care Worker
  • Family and Marriage Therapist
  • Mental Health Coach
  • Social Service Worker
Course Modules
  1. Nature and Scope of Mental Health
  2. Childhood Depression and possible impact into adolescence
  3. Anxiety Disorders (Separation, School phobias etc.)
  4. Tic Disorders (e.g. Tourette’s)
  5. Brain Disorders (Injury and Disease)
  6. Other Disorders (e.g. Motor disorders, Elimination disorders, Feeding & eating disorders etc.)
  7. Environmental Problems (Abuse & Neglect; Relationship problems)
  8. Problems of Adolescence (Anorexia, Bulimia, Substance use, Family conflict)
  9. Holistic and Alternative Approaches to Treatment
  10. Special Project (students choose a topic of interest)
  11. Introduction to Mental Health Issues
  12. Depression in Men and Women
  13. Anxiety, Phobias and OCD
  14. Schizophrenia
  15. Antisocial Personality Disorders
  16. Eating Disorders
  17. Dementias
  18. Helping Yourself in Mental Health Issues
  19. Services for Mental Health Issues

*Plus more in-depth modules to help you become a recognised specialist in Community Mental Health.

Course Fees Include
  • 24/7 access to the online learning portal to study when it suits you best. 
  • Lifetime access to the course. 
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • Unlimited tutor support for all of your course and career questions and guidance needs.
  • The course is fully endorsed by The International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC).
  • A certificate officially recognising your successful completion of the course.
  • Includes case studies, quizzes and written assessments that are marked with personalised feedback.
Why this course?

Always wanted to help and make a real, positive difference to people’s lives? Learn how to support children, teenagers and adults through the Certificate in Community Mental Health.

This online course is broken into two sections: mental health in adults and children & adolescent mental health. Upon completion, you can have a deep understanding of common mental health conditions, knowing how to identify symptoms and provide treatments. You will also gain skills and insights to become a successful practitioner in this complex, yet rewarding and fast-growing industry.

Is COURSES4ME accredited?

Yes. All of their courses are endorsed by the IARC (www.iarcedu.com) and accredited by ICOES (www.icoes.org). ICOES has an independent board of management that ensures that the Foundation operates in accordance with its purpose. It has an Advisory Board consisting of independent professors who developed and implemented the Accreditation Standards, a quality charter that is used for the annual review of prospective and existing accredited course providers.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider


Courses4me is one of Australia’s newest online education providers. They endeavour to provide their students with engaging content to encourage them along their career path. All of their courses are provided 100% online and are created by industry experts. Courses4Me caters to the upskiller, the side hustler, the returning to-work mums and dads, and those who just have a passion for learning. Courses4Me offers versatile online courses across fields like animal welfare, youth work, business, and psychology, designed by industry experts for upskillers, career changers, and lifelong learners, ensuring flexibility and comprehensive support.
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