Certificate in Young People's Mental Health and Technology
Developed by one of Australia’s leading child and adolescent psychologists, Dr Michael Carr-Gregg, and a team of experts, this online certificate is focused on how technology can be harnessed to provide best practice mental health and wellbeing care in the youth sector.
It offers an evidence-based curriculum, informed by innovative research by world-leading experts, as well as young people themselves.
Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health have partnered with the Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre to deliver this online training.
The full certificate is 28 hours in length, consisting of four online modules of approximately seven hours each, plus additional reading and self-study. The cost of each module is $275 (inc GST) and the cost of the full certificate (all four modules) is $1100 (inc GST).
All modules contain practice quizzes and a final assessment (70% pass rate required to progress). PDF Statements of Completion are issued on successful completion of the final assessment for each module and a full Statement of Completion is awarded following successful completion of all four modules.
It is recommended that all four modules are purchased and completed sequentially but you can purchase a standalone module rather than all four if you wish.
Two versions of the certificate are being offered:
Certificate in Young People’s Mental Health and Technology
There are no expectations of prior learning to complete this course except the intention of working with young people (suitable for teachers, coaches, community workers, police officers etc).
Certificate in Young People’s Mental Health and Technology (Clinical)
The content for this course has been written with the understanding that the student has completed training in one of the following disciplines: medicine, psychiatry, psychology, mental health nursing, social work or occupational therapy. Without this context some of the material cannot be utilised effectively.