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Are you wanting to work in a profession that helps to make a real, positive impact on people’s lives? If so, then a career in mental health could be a really good fit for you. There is perhaps no more rewarding profession out there in this regard, as you can see by watching this short video on Mental Health

What many people don’t know is that not only does it offer real fulfilment in doing a job that matters, the varied career paths that exist within the field are extensive. That’s exactly what we look at here, as we examine some of the many areas you can specialise in once you’ve completed your Certificate in Mental Health from Online Courses Australia.

A Wide Array of Specialisations to Pursue

After taking mental health online training, you can choose to specialise in any number of fields within mental health care. Let’s take a look at just a few of them.

Case Worker/Social Service Worker

One area of specialisation is as a social service worker or caseworker whose job it is to engage with individuals who need support and ensure that it's provided. In this role, you’ll likely build long-lasting relationships with people in your care.

Disability Services Officer

Another highly rewarding career open to those taking online mental health training is as a disability service officer. Here you’ll provide physical, social and emotional support to those with mental disabilities and step in to fight their corner when necessary.

Mental Health Coordinator

Mental health training online could also see you working as a mental health coordinator. This role involves working and liaising with various specialists to ensure that those you’re looking after get the help they need. Organisation is key in this job and success is represented by a happy, supported individual.

An Array of Career Choice at Your Fingertips

This is just a selection of the many roles you can take up in a career in mental health. You could also take the path towards becoming a life coach, an outreach & community support officer or even a family & marriage therapist. The choices you can make are almost endless.

Get Your Mental Health Career Started Today

So, if you like the sound of a highly rewarding job with a wealth of opportunity for progression, enrolling in the Certificate in Mental Health from OCA is a great path to take. Involving 190 total study hours, this comprehensive online mental health training provides you with everything you need to get your career started.

If you would like to know more about anything discussed here or you’re interested in taking that first step on your journey to your dream job in mental health care, visit us online at There you’ll find everything you need to know, as well as our full range of online educational courses.

However, if you have any questions you’d like to ask before enrolling, give us a call today on 1300 611 404. Our friendly advisors are there to help you find the perfect online training to suit your needs.

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