Graduate Certificate in Youth Mental Health

Graduate Certificate in Youth Mental Health

The Graduate Certificate in Youth Mental Health is a 12-month, part-time course, consisting of 4 x 12.5 point subjects.

The course is delivered online through the Centre of Youth Mental Health at The University of Melbourne.

It is designed for health professionals working in a range of clinical and community contexts, and is intended to equip students with essential, foundational knowledge in youth mental health..

The course is offered as a nested program, allowing students to exit with a Graduate Certificate after one year of part-time study, or for students who meet the minimum academic requirements, progress to a Graduate Diploma or Master of Youth Mental Health.

Key topics include:

  • The major theories of youth development and mental health
  • Key features of the range of high prevalence mental health problems experienced by young people and corresponding best-practice interventions
  • Engagement and assessment strategies for working with young people experiencing mental ill-health

For more information and to apply visit The University of Melbourne.