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Online Graduate Certificate in Mental Health for Education

  • Graduate Certificate

Enhance your education career with the skills to manage mental health in your school

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
6 months full-time
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What you will learn

Course outcomes

When you complete the online Graduate Certificate in Mental Health for Education, you will be able to:

  • Apply understandings of the experiences and perceptions of mental well-being in the contexts of family, school and community to contribute to the development and restoration of safe learning environments.
  • Create culturally safe learning environments through respectful language and terminology, acknowledging the relationship between culture and well-being.
  • Participate in cross-disciplinary teams to promote universal approaches to well-being, demonstrating a functional understanding of mental health systems and community support resources available to schools and individuals.
  • Lead school-based teams in the design and implementation of person-centered responses to well-being needs, including strategies for promoting relational advocacy, collaborative conversations and evidence-based practices.

Career pathways

Career outlook: Build leadership skills that positively impact mental health

With context-specific mental health education from this online Graduate Certificate, you can increase your salary potential and pursue specialist positions in education careers. You will also have access to a global alumni network and outstanding industry contacts.

Graduate outcomes

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