Course Description

Learn more about mental health. Develop skills to care for and support people with mental illness.  Learn how to practice good self-care.

Additional Information

This is a self-paced online course.  You will have up to three months to complete it.

Learner testimonials:

"I would recommend this course to others because I learned how to take care of myself and provide support in a non-judgmental way to clients." Shelby Cole, HCA

"In this course, I learned how to talk to, understand, and feel responsible for the client." Mebrihit Tesfay, HCA

"I have an ongoing interest in working with mental health patients. I am already using what I learned in my new job. The techniques taught in this course are easily applicable in many situations."  Alice Van Bostelen, HCA.

Course Offerings

Any-time Online

A course delivery mode where learning activity takes place at times and locations of the learners own choosing through the use of online communications technologies. Learners are NOT required to participate in any scheduled learning activities, but scheduled exams may be required.

Start/End Date

Feb 24, 2021 - May 26, 2021




$199.00 CAD

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  • Cart total based on domestic tuition rates. For information about International Tuition rates please see Fee Information
  • If you anticipate applying for a student loan, your payment will be refunded to you based on your loan award once your funding has been received by BVC.

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