With an increased focus on wellbeing and mental health in Government, industry and community there has been an increased demand for people with skills and knowledge in mental health. TAFE SA courses in mental health prepare you for work within the Community Services and Health sector, providing services to clients in relation to mental health and alcohol and other drugs.
Adam is a community support worker in the mental health field. He chose to get into the field to help others who had experienced similar issues to him in high school. Hear Adam's story as he explains the benefits of TAFE SA's adult learning environment and the pathways to employment in the workforce.
Bower Place is a counselling and research facility in Gawler Place, adjacent to Rundle Mall.
TAFE SA delivers several qualifications in community services through Bower Place, where students can work alongside highly skilled practitioners and clients in the Complex Need Clinic (CNC), developing skills in being the first point of contact for clients.
Students gain knowledge, skills and experience within a confidential, professional counselling context, where people are seeking assistance for a wide range of family, relationship, emotional, mental health & behavioural difficulties.
Mental Health and Drug Education
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