Mental Health in the Community

University College Cork


Course Name Mental Health in the Community
Course Provider University College Cork
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan Institute, West Cork Campus - CCOC, Cavan & Monaghan ETB
Course Code CMHC
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Cavan Town, Dublin City Centre, Knocknaheeny, Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September 2019
Application Date

Expand+Closing Date: 30th August 2019
Accepting hard copy applications

Applications for the Clare venue should be downloaded and posted into Adult Continuing Education with all of the below relevant documentation:

During your application you will be...

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Expand+1 year part-time

The Certificate is delivered part-time over one academic year. It carries a 30 credit value, NFQ Level 6 Award. The Certificate is ideal if you are an adult learner looking to enhance your understanding and awareness of mental hea...

Course Fee €990

Students who are registered on this programme are eligible to apply for the Financial Aid Fund for Part Time Students. Eligibility criteria applies. For more information see
Entry Requirements

Expand+At least 21 years of age by 1 January of the year of application.

While there are no formal educational requirements, it is expected that proposed candidates will have attained Leaving Certificate/FETAC Level 5 or an equivalent qualification. Prio...

Financial Support Applications for The Tony Leahy (Mental Health Ireland) Scholarship Application Form 2019 are now open. For information on eligibility and selection criteria please log into link under Course fees in course Webpage link below.

Students who are registered on this programme are eligible to apply for the Financial Aid Fund for Part Time Students. Eligibility criteria applies. For more information see
Comment Who teaches this course?
Our experienced teaching team together combine extensive academic, practice and lived experience of mental health difficulties and personal recovery, incorporating a unique contribution of academic and experiential learning into the classroom. This model of diversity in teaching and learning enhances the learning experience demonstrating effective co-working of people awhile offering different perspectives and experiences on topics of mental health and recovery.
Course Content

Expand+A partnership development between Mental Health Ireland and Adult Continuing Education, The Certificate Mental Health in the Community is a new and innovative part time Programme designed for the community participant, to enhance the participant’s ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules:

AD1055: Concepts of Mental Health (10 credits)
Concepts of mental health and wellbeing, the history of mental health in western societies, constructions of 'mental health', recovery focussed principles and practices, personal reco...

Assessment Method There are no written examinations. All work is continuously assessed. The learning is evaluated through a combination of; learner logs, oral presentation, poster presentation, skills demonstration. Classes are held on evenings and occasional Saturdays
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+In-line with national policy, the Programme recognises the importance of professional expertise and the lived experience; hence the programme was co-produced and is delivered by health professionals as well as people with personal experience of menta...

Further Enquiries Programme Coordinator: Brenda Healy
086 8079204

Programme Coordinator Limerick: Christine Chasaide
+353 (0)87 9461472
Location This programme is delivered in several venues:
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