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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 21 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish, French

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Module 1 - Positive mental health and Psychiatry

8 videos (Total 55 min), 8 readings, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Stress9m
Recovery perspective8m
Tina's Story - Part 14m
Positive Psychology8m
8 Steps to Happiness11m
8 readings
How to navigate the MOOC10m
Overview of assessments and activities10m
About the Pre-course self-assessment scales10m
Module 1 Reading list10m
Essential reading - Mental Health and Wellbeing10m
Essential reading - Stress20m
Essential reading - 100 ways to support recovery10m
Essential readings - the PERMA Model10m
1 practice exercise
Pre-course knowledge test30m
Week
2
6 hours to complete

Module 2 - Body and Mind

9 videos (Total 66 min), 9 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
Sleeping well8m
Nutrition: Prevention7m
Relaxation8m
Mindfulness10m
Personality strengths8m
A strengths approach to community mental health5m
9 readings
Essential readings - Exercise10m
Recommended resource - Yoga10m
Essential readings - Sleep10m
Recommended resource - About the Insomnia Severity Index10m
Essential readings - Nutrition10m
Essential reading - Breathing and relaxation exercises10m
Recommended resources - Mindfulness10m
Recommended resources - Strengths Assessment and VIA survey of Character Strengths10m
Module 2 Reading list10m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

Module 3 - Love and Work

9 videos (Total 70 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
Families and carers10m
Aboriginal Australians: social and emotional wellbeing7m
Social and economic participation3m
The YES Project11m
Consumer communities7m
Work and mental health7m
7 readings
Recommended resource - Attachment10m
Recommended resource - The benefits of social support10m
Recommended resource - Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing10m
Recommended resources - Consumer communities10m
Essential reading: Australian and New Zealand Consensus Statement on the Health Benefits of Work10m
Recommended resources on work and mental health10m
Module 3 Reading list10m
Week
4
6 hours to complete

Module 4 - Mental Illness

10 videos (Total 93 min), 11 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
Addictions11m
Trauma12m
Bipolar disorder9m
BONUS: Rob's story5m
Psychosis and Schizophrenia9m
Psychotherapies8m
Psychiatric medications9m
11 readings
Recommended resource - Mental Health First Aid10m
Recommended resources - Types of anxiety disorders10m
Essential readings - Depression10m
Essential readings - Addictions10m
Recommended resources - About the AUDIT Scale10m
Essential reading - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder10m
Essential reading - Bipolar disorder10m
Essential reading - Psychosis and schizophrenia10m
Recommended readings - ADHD and autism spectrum10m
Essential readings - Talking Therapies10m
Module 4 Reading list10m
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Top reviews from Positive Psychiatry and Mental Health

By JBFeb 6th 2019

I learned what expected to learn from this course. I love the presenters and the manner of delivery. Resources abound too. I'm purchasing this course. I hope to meet you, guys in persons. Thank you.

By BBJul 22nd 2019

i found this course very useful, not only did it covered the new approach to mental problem that is, positive psychiatry, it also gave details on common mental illnesses in very easy way. Thanks

Instructor

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Sonia Kumar

Psychiatry Course Coordinator
Brain and Mind Centre, University of Sydney

About The University of Sydney

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