Holistic Mental Health Support is for trainees intending to work in self-directed, recovery-oriented support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. Real-world case studies help you understand how the chapter concepts might be applied in practice; insights from actual practitioners provide a deeper understanding of people and situations; figures and tables illustrate concepts to support your learning; and icons help you recognise various aspects of mental health care whenever they are mentioned in the text.
1. Provide systems advocacy services
2. Working with diverse people
3. Promote First Nations peoples’ cultural safety
4. Establish self-directed recovery relationships and promote and facilitate self-advocacy
5. Provide recovery-orientated mental health services
6. Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
7. Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol or other drugs issues
8. Work legally and ethically in mental health
9. Assess and promote social, emotional, and physical wellbeing
10. Work effectively and provide trauma informed care
11. Reflect on and improve own professional practice
12. Manage and participate in work health and safety
13. Counsel clients affected by domestic and family violence
14. Recognise healthy body systems
15. Assist clients with medications
16. Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide, and provide suicide bereavement support
Ali Moloney BN, GCert CardiacN, GCert AdvN, GCert FlightN, Cert IV TAE has been working in the vocational sector for the past thirteen years, predominantly in Community Services, Health and Nursing with TAFE Queensland, Gold Coast where she is a leading vocational teacher, as well as a curriculum developer. Ali submitted the proposal for this text.
Catherine Joustra is an RN with postgraduate teaching and assessment qualifications (Master of Education, Deakin). She has worked as a subject matter expert and instructional designer in the development of learning resources for the community health training package, including the Diploma of Counselling. Catherine has also worked at RTOs and TAFEs delivering Community Services qualifications and developing the Nursing Curriculum.
A comprehensive Australian resource addressing the core, plus electives and an at-risk competency in the Certificate IV in Mental Health (CHC43315)
Takes a self-directed, recovery-oriented approach working with clients within a collaborative service network
Numerous real-world examples assist students in navigating this complex environment; the resource is rich with real-world examples, and features like 'Community support in practice', case studies and 'Reflective practice' boxes encourage application and self assessment
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The long table of contents and learning objectives clearly show alignment to units of competency, and each chapter introduction gives a contextualised summary of the application to Mental Health Services
Holistic Mental Health Support Instructor Companion Website
Holistic Mental Health Support Instructor Solutions Manual
Holistic Mental Health Support Instructor's Handbook
Holistic Mental Health Support Intermediate Mapping Grid
Holistic Mental Health Support PowerPoint Slides
Holistic Mental Health Support Test Bank