The Mental Health RPL program reflects the role of workers who provide self-directed recovery oriented support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work involves implementing community based programs and activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work is undertaken in a range of community contexts such as community based non-government organisations; home based outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services, rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment. Work is carried out autonomously under the broad guidance of other practitioners and professionals.
Workers provide recovery oriented mental health services, promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety, work effectively in trauma informed care, provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues and establish self-directed recovery relationships.
The Mental Health qualification requires at least 80 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment of units of competency.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
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