Graduate Certificate in Community Mental Health – Multidiscipline

Niagara College, Welland Campus, Niagara


This program is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of mental health care providers. Students in this program explore current issues and trends in mental health in Canada, best practices in nursing for providing optimal care to clients with diverse Mental Health disorders across the lifespan, legal and ethical aspects of mental health nursing and the interdisciplinary approach to Health Care

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Academic Study Skills Module

The objective of this 4-6 weeks foundation course is to enhance academic study, IT& soft skills of the students. The academic study module emphasizes on writing, reflective & assignment making skills.

Semester 1
  • Mental Health Nursing I
  • Mental Health Across the Lifespan
  • Concepts of Mental Health and Addiction
  • Trends and Issues in Mental Health Nursin
  • Cultural Diversity
Semester 2
  • Nursing Assessment in Mental Health
  • Acute Care and Crisis Intervention
  • Community Mental Health Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing II
  • Leadership Studies
  • Applicants must have completed a Diploma/Degree in Nursing and should be registered with the Nursing Council of their country of education.
  • IELTS requirements of minimum 6 bands overall with no component less than 6.0 bands.
  • IELTS is not required in case the candidate is from an English speaking country.

Graduates from this program can work in mental health organizations as mental health nurse, mental health counselors or mental health workers for providing health services to mentally ill patients. They can work in clinics, medical centers (focus on mental health), community agencies, hospitals, rehab centers, long term care and senior centers.

The fee includes the following:
  • Medical Insurance. (For the duration of the program)
  • Group Airport Pick-up
  • Local Bus Transportation