Certificate in Depression Awareness Online Course

Learn About This Common Mental Disorder

Certificate in Depression Awareness Online Course

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Learn About This Common Mental Disorder

The Certificate in Depression Awareness course will give students the opportunity to learn about this common mental disorder. The course is filled with information that is not only appropriate for those who have depression and want to learn more about it, but also for those who know or love people with depression, and how their loved ones can best be helped. This is also an excellent course for anyone who is interested in getting into the counselling or psychology field.

Depression is not easy to treat, and there are a number of methods that can be attempted after a diagnosis has been made. This course explains all of the traditional treatments for depression, as well as alternative and self-help treatments. Additionally, the course explains the different types of depression, how depression affects one’s life, and what events or actions might trigger depression.

This course is an online training course that allows students to study when it is convenient for them. Many who take this course remain working their full time job, which allows them to not only achieve the goal of learning more about depression, but also allows them to stay on top of their responsibilities.

By the end of this course, you will learn :

  • An introduction to depression
  • The causes of depression
  • Depression myths
  • The symptoms of depression, including social, physical and psychological
  • The different types of depression
  • How to help someone with depression
  • Traditional depression treatments
  • Alternative depression treatments
  • Self-help for depression
  • How to identify the triggers of depression
  • Lifestyle changes that can benefit depression
  • Life after depression

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Depression Awareness
  2. Comprehensive 13 module Accredited Certificate In Depression Awareness Online Course 
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading eDepression Awareness xperts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1: Understanding Depression

  • How to recognise that one has depression
  • An overview of the treatment of depression
  • Information on the signs that indicate depression
  • Different severities of depression

Module 2 : What Causes Depression?

  • Why depression cannot be caused by one issue
  • The different possible causes of depression
  • The medical causes of depression
  • The trauma-based causes of depression

Module 3 : Myths about Depression

  • The reason we cannot call depression a disease
  • Why antidepressants will not cure depression
  • Why genetics might not play a big role in depression
  • Why it isn't necessary to take antidepressants for life

Module 4 : The Symptoms of Depression

  • How to understand depression symptoms
  • Understanding the difference in depression between adults, teens, and children
  • Recognising the symptoms of depression in older adults
  • Why some people experience anger or emptiness with depression

Module 5: Types of Depression

  • What bipolar depression is and how it can affect someone
  • The symptoms of seasonal depression
  • How cyclothymic disorder is similar to bipolar disorder
  • The treatments for postnatal depression

Module 6: Helping Someone with Depression

  • How to understand depression in your loved one
  • How to determine if your loved one is suffering from depression
  • What you should, and shouldn't, say to someone who is depressed
  • How to take care of yourself when helping someone with depression

Module 7: Traditional Treatments for Depression

  • The traditional treatments for mild, moderate, and severe depression
  • How exercise for depression might work to treat the condition
  • Why self-help groups can help to treat minor depression
  • Why cognitive behavioural therapy can work for many

Module 8: Alternative Therapies for Depression

  • How supplements, such as St. John's wort, can help depression
  • Why acupuncture might be a good alternative therapy for depression
  • How to use meditation for depression
  • The benefits of using massage therapy for depression

Module 9 : Self-Help for Depression

  • How self-help books might be an option for depression
  • Why people choose online counselling for depression
  • How adding exercise and activity can help to ease depression
  • How changing your way of thinking can improve your depression

Module 10 : Identifying Triggers for Depression

  • Why stress is one of the most common triggers of depression
  • How a job loss can make someone more depressed
  • How medical conditions can affect depression
  • How one can alleviate depression when experiencing financial troubles

Module 11 : Lifestyle Changes for Depression

  • How one can change their diet to battle depression
  • The difference between fatty acids and amino acids
  • Why healthy sleep is essential for brain health
  • Methods for managing stress

Module 12 : Life After Depression

  • The possibility of a full recovery from depression
  • How some people experience residual symptoms of depression
  • The long-term outlook on a person's social life following depression
  • The long-term outlook on a person's biological functions following depression

Module 13: Seeking Help – Contacts and Resources

  • To understand what the Big White Wall offers
  • Where to find support in your local area
  • How to use online resources for depression support
  • What resources are available for children and young people with depression

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Learn About This Common Mental Disorder

The Certificate in Depression Awareness course will give students the opportunity to learn about this common mental disorder. The course is filled with information that is not only appropriate for those who have depression and want to learn more about it, but also for those who know or love people with depression, and how their loved ones can best be helped. This is also an excellent course for anyone who is interested in getting into the counselling or psychology field.

Depression is not easy to treat, and there are a number of methods that can be attempted after a diagnosis has been made. This course explains all of the traditional treatments for depression, as well as alternative and self-help treatments. Additionally, the course explains the different types of depression, how depression affects one’s life, and what events or actions might trigger depression.

This course is an online training course that allows students to study when it is convenient for them. Many who take this course remain working their full time job, which allows them to not only achieve the goal of learning more about depression, but also allows them to stay on top of their responsibilities.

By the end of this course, you will learn :

  • An introduction to depression
  • The causes of depression
  • Depression myths
  • The symptoms of depression, including social, physical and psychological
  • The different types of depression
  • How to help someone with depression
  • Traditional depression treatments
  • Alternative depression treatments
  • Self-help for depression
  • How to identify the triggers of depression
  • Lifestyle changes that can benefit depression
  • Life after depression

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Depression Awareness
  2. Comprehensive 13 module Accredited Certificate In Depression Awareness Online Course 
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading eDepression Awareness xperts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1: Understanding Depression

  • How to recognise that one has depression
  • An overview of the treatment of depression
  • Information on the signs that indicate depression
  • Different severities of depression

Module 2 : What Causes Depression?

  • Why depression cannot be caused by one issue
  • The different possible causes of depression
  • The medical causes of depression
  • The trauma-based causes of depression

Module 3 : Myths about Depression

  • The reason we cannot call depression a disease
  • Why antidepressants will not cure depression
  • Why genetics might not play a big role in depression
  • Why it isn't necessary to take antidepressants for life

Module 4 : The Symptoms of Depression

  • How to understand depression symptoms
  • Understanding the difference in depression between adults, teens, and children
  • Recognising the symptoms of depression in older adults
  • Why some people experience anger or emptiness with depression

Module 5: Types of Depression

  • What bipolar depression is and how it can affect someone
  • The symptoms of seasonal depression
  • How cyclothymic disorder is similar to bipolar disorder
  • The treatments for postnatal depression

Module 6: Helping Someone with Depression

  • How to understand depression in your loved one
  • How to determine if your loved one is suffering from depression
  • What you should, and shouldn't, say to someone who is depressed
  • How to take care of yourself when helping someone with depression

Module 7: Traditional Treatments for Depression

  • The traditional treatments for mild, moderate, and severe depression
  • How exercise for depression might work to treat the condition
  • Why self-help groups can help to treat minor depression
  • Why cognitive behavioural therapy can work for many

Module 8: Alternative Therapies for Depression

  • How supplements, such as St. John's wort, can help depression
  • Why acupuncture might be a good alternative therapy for depression
  • How to use meditation for depression
  • The benefits of using massage therapy for depression

Module 9 : Self-Help for Depression

  • How self-help books might be an option for depression
  • Why people choose online counselling for depression
  • How adding exercise and activity can help to ease depression
  • How changing your way of thinking can improve your depression

Module 10 : Identifying Triggers for Depression

  • Why stress is one of the most common triggers of depression
  • How a job loss can make someone more depressed
  • How medical conditions can affect depression
  • How one can alleviate depression when experiencing financial troubles

Module 11 : Lifestyle Changes for Depression

  • How one can change their diet to battle depression
  • The difference between fatty acids and amino acids
  • Why healthy sleep is essential for brain health
  • Methods for managing stress

Module 12 : Life After Depression

  • The possibility of a full recovery from depression
  • How some people experience residual symptoms of depression
  • The long-term outlook on a person's social life following depression
  • The long-term outlook on a person's biological functions following depression

Module 13: Seeking Help – Contacts and Resources

  • To understand what the Big White Wall offers
  • Where to find support in your local area
  • How to use online resources for depression support
  • What resources are available for children and young people with depression

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 070NSA60
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime access to course material
Time required: Study at your own pace
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate of Completion

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