Mental Health and Intellectual Disability 393CPDCoventry University
£ 780 - (873 €)
- Vocational qualification
- Scarborough (Grossbritannien)
Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?
This module aims to give students an insight into the issues that people with intellectual disabilities face. Students will have the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge on the concepts, theories and models associated with people with learning disabilities. Furthermore, students will be expected to evaluate their role and the impact of their interactions in relation to supporting people with intellectual disabilities who suffer from mental illness. In addition, current therapeutic interventions will also be considered.WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
This module provides students with the opportunity:
- Gain valuable knowledge on the different aspects of intellectual disabilities and other mental health problems, allowing them the opportunity to understand better the complex care need of people with such issues.
- Gain up-to-date knowledge on the current therapeutic interventions used with people who have learning disabilities or suffer from other mental health problem.
- Gather evidence towards the achievement of the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework core dimensions.
- Academic credit for a named award.
- Opportunity to network with fellow students from a range of disciplines and specialities.
- Access to experts.
- Opportunity to build to a full degree.
- Individuals will be able to challenge current practice and embed evidence based practice into their delivery of care.
- Individuals gain greater job satisfaction which leads to a deeper commitment to service delivery and patient care.
Visit our Coventry Health Psychology blog.WHAT WILL I LEARN?
On successful completion of this module you should be able to:
- Critically analyse contemporary policy and service developments in relation to people with learning disabilities and this applies to professional practice.
- Examine and evaluate the impact of policy developments upon the lives of people with intellectual disability who have mental health problems.
- Reflect upon and analyse a range of mental health disorders that people with intellectual disability experience.
- Critically analyse present and past interventions used with people who have intellectual disabilities and mental health problems.
This module will be delivered during the Summer term through a combination of directed and self-directed activity.
Induction will take place on the first day of each module (excluding Mentoring).
We welcome students with disabilities. We recognise that education is a right for all who can benefit from it and that students with disabilities have an equal right of access to higher education. Our staff also recognise that individuals with disabilities are the best source of expertise about themselves and their needs. All students with disabilities should be able to participate as far as is reasonably practical in the educational and social activities we make available. Such students should be encouraged to expect equal treatment as individuals and that they and their work will be considered solely on the basis of their quality.HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
Coursework 1: 3000 word Written Assignment (100% of module mark)TEACHING CONTACT HOURS
Guided student activity – 30 hours
Self-guided student activity – 170 hours
Total activity – 200 hours"