The certificate in the Mental Health program builds a student’s professional skills in the healthcare field. Students will acquire the knowledge and skills they need to assist individuals who have mental health issues. This program is an introduction to mental health and focuses on Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR). Graduates will understand the key methods available to assist individuals with mental illnesses, helping them adjust in their work and social environments.
If you are already a Health Care Assistant and want to upgrade your credentials, our certificate in community mental health provides graduates with the skills necessary to work in institutes in B.C.
Graduates can work in the following facilities:
Earn up to $33.00* per hour.
All wages taken from the Canada Job Bank
The applicant must have successfully completed the Health Care Assistant, Community Support Worker, or other health related regulated program.
200 Hours: / 12 Weeks Full-Time
Includes 40 hours of practicum.
This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.
Western Community College offers a variety of financial aid opportunities to ease students’ stress and allow them to focus on their studies. If you need extra support, we have flexible funding to accommodate all our students, no matter their financial situation.
Our dedicated Financial Aid Officers will help you every step of the way.
Unit 201 8318 120 St
Surrey, BC V3W 3N4
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Unit 900 13761 96 Ave,
Surrey, BC V3V 0E8
Our campus is strategically located at 13761 96 Ave #900, Surrey, BC V3V 0E8. With its proximity to major transit hubs, including prominent bus loops and the King George SkyTrain station, commuting to and from the campus has never been easier.
Unit 201, 3670 Townline Rd
Abbotsford, BC V2T 5W8
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