5 Modules – £35

Depression Awareness

CPD Approved

This online Depression Awareness E-Learning course will raise awareness of depression and how it can be recognised, diagnosed, classified and treated. The Depression Awareness online course starts by looking at diagnoses before moving on to define the various types of depression; you’ll also learn about other disorders. The online Depression Awareness course then looks at the causes of depression and the everyday factors which can make it more challenging to manage effectively.

On the Depression Awareness e-learning course, you will learn about depression symptoms in adults, teenagers and children and how to get help. There’ll be information to help you understand how to recognise psychotic depression and how it can be treated. The Depression Awareness course also looks at the physical and social effects of depression, including on those living with a person who is depressed. Depression management techniques and treatments will be covered, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, Relaxation techniques and Mood management.

Course Modules and % Pass required

  • 1. Introduction 100% 100%
  • 2. The Causes of Depression 100% 100%
  • 3. Effects on the individual, Family and Friends 100% 100%
  • 4. Depression Management and Support: Part 1 100% 100%
  • 5. Depression Management and Support: Part 2 100% 100%

Recommended System Requirements:

• Browser: Up to date web browser
• Video: Up to date video drivers
• Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
• Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


60 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).