CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health
Mental health professionals work with individuals struggling with mental health and substance problems. They work with other healthcare workers such as psychiatrists, doctors and nurses when it comes to monitoring a patient's progress. Individuals who have an interest in working in mental health need to be empathetic, compassionate and have the desire to help others. Building rapport with clients is also an essential skill to have when working in any role within the mental health field.
Mental Health Worker
A mental health worker cares for people with mental health issues, substance abuse, poverty and other social problems. They assist psychiatrists, doctors and nurses by monitoring patients/groups, providing therapeutic assistance and keeping patient records.
Community Support Worker
Community support workers provide social, physical, and emotional support to clients such as the disabled or elderly. Community support workers are empathetic, personable, and patient individuals who are able to build trusting, positive relationships with those they care for.
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