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Certificate in Mental Health and Addiction

  • Certificate

The New Zealand government is actively exploring ways to support, educate, professionally develop and grow the mental health and addiction workforce.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate

About this course

Join a large and growing workforce in New Zealand

The New Zealand government is actively exploring ways to support, educate, professionally develop and grow the mental health and addiction workforce. Support workers represent over 30% of the mental health and addiction workforce and have been a primary driver of its growth over the past five years.

As a support worker in this field, you'll work to promote and sustain the mental health and wellbeing of individuals, whanau and communities. You'll focus on the health potential of people and their everyday settings for living. You'll work to reduce inequities and to improve the social, cultural, environmental and political determinants of mental health and addiction.

Entry requirements

Applicants for the Certificate of Mental Health and Addiction must meet the University admission requirements as specified.

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.

Study locations

Manawatū

Distance Learning