Mental Health (Concepts in)


Program Information

Concepts in Mental Health is designed for individuals with a connection to the mental health field, either as an employee, a volunteer, or through a peer initiative. The online program delivery is well-suited for people working in a mental health or related work environment. The program focuses on understanding mental health and associated behaviours, risk factors and triggers, the identification of behaviours and symptoms, family relationships and intervention and prevention strategies across the lifespan.

Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D. or equivalent

Prospective students should also have a current connection with the mental health field either as an employee, a volunteer or an affiliation with a peer initiative.

If you are taking part-time courses with the intention of completing a program and earning a credential, you must meet Admission Requirements outlined on the program page. It is the student's responsibility to supply proof of admission requirements to the Office of the Registrar before he/she has completed three courses in the program.

If you do complete the program and do not have the appropriate admission requirements, you will be ineligible to receive your certificate or diploma.

If you believe you have an equivalent level of knowledge and would like credit for Prior Learning Assessment, please contact Counselling at 519-542-7751 ext 3412 at least two weeks before classes begin.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this program may enhance their current career opportunities in fields such as Early Childhood Educators, Educational Assistants, Social Service Workers, Therapeutic Recreation Workers, Youth & Justice Professionals, Occupational Health & Physiotherapy Assistants, Nurses, Personal Support Workers, and Emergency Response Professionals.

Online Education

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