Promoting Mental Health in Adolescents and Young People Graduate Certificate/ Postgraduate Certificate

Middlesex University
In London (Grossbritannien)

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  • Postgraduate
  • London (Grossbritannien)
  • Wann:
    Oktober
Beschreibung

At Middlesex we recognise the needs and challenges for mental health practitioners working with young people in wide range of settings. That's why we have developed this course to be beneficial for professionals from a diverse range of backgrounds including health, local authority, volunteering, education and the independent sector.



Taught by experienced practitioners who remain actively involved in clinical practice at the CAMHS Directorate of the Tavistock Clinic in London, this course will enable you to identify mental health difficulties in young adulthood and critically undertake brief work with adolescents and their families.



Delivered over ten weekly study days with practical assessments in your own workplace, this course will challenge you to reflect and evolve your current practice with particular focus on issues of equality, diversity,...

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Welche Ziele verfolgt der Kurs?

Voraussetzungen: This course includes two modules: MHR 3627/MHR 4627 Promoting Mental Health in Young People from 11 to 21 years of age and MHR 3630/4630 Practice Based Learning Project. Please see individual module descriptions for course content and entry requirements.

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Wo und wann

Beginn Lage
Oktober
London
The Burroughs, NW4 4BT, London, Grossbritannien
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Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?

Mental Health
Risk
Word
IT
Project
IT risk
Ms Word
Legal issues
Adolescents
Interventions
health
adolescent behaviour
Socio cultural
political influences
Ethnic
Communication|Therapeutic

Themenkreis

This is a specialist award focusing entirely on the mental health of adolescents and young people. The award is 60 credits in total comprising of two 30 credit modules at Level 6 (for Graduate Certificate) or Level 7 (for Postgraduate Certificate).

The modules included in this course are:

Promoting Mental Health in Young People from 11 to 21 years of age (MHR 3627/MHR 4627)
Practice Based Learning Project (MHR 3630/4630)
At Level 6, this award provides 60 credits these two Level 6 modules also form optional modules for the Graduate Diploma Specialist Social Work Award (Children and Families, a PQ award within the GSCC Post qualifying framework) or BSc Mental Health. At Level 7, this award provides 60 credits counting towards Postgraduate Diploma / MSc.

Devised to enable you to maintain your professional employment while studying, this course is delivered over ten weekly study days at our London campus. Using a combination of taught modules and practice based learning in your workplace you will explore the following subjects:

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and policy in relation to adolescents, families and young people
Normal adolescent behaviour
Assessment of adolescents and young people and subsequent care planning
Socio cultural and political influences in working with children and families
Risk and resilience factors, risk assessment care management and legal issues
Common mental health problems in adolescents and young people
Evidence based interventions
Adolescents at greater risk – refugee groups, adolescents with learning difficulties, looked after children, Black and Minority Ethnic Communities
The challenges of dual diagnosis and young people
Communication and communicating
Therapeutic use of self
Multi disciplinary interventions
Assessment
For the taught element of this course, Promoting Mental Health in Young People from 11 to 21 years of age, you will be assessed through a 3,000 word critical review of practice, and a 3,000 word case study and analysis.

For the Practice Based Learning Project you will be assessed through a 6,000 word portfolio comprising:

Critical review of learning (relevant to the project work)
Project report
Evaluation of the project's usefulness and application

Zusätzliche Informationen

Some of our students have their course fees covered by CPPD contracts between NHS trusts and Middlesex University.

Alternatively other students pay their own fees or are sponsored by their employer (but not under a CPPD contract).