**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.** Course summary
- Understand the determinants of emotional wellbeing for children and young people.
- Apply your skills and knowledge in early interventions with families.
- Gain postgraduate qualifications from PgCert to MSc via distance learning.
- Work effectively with children, young people and families with mental health issues.
- flexible distance learning
- stimulating and up-to-date online materials
- guidance from experienced staff
- online interactions with fellow students
- formative and summative assessments
- production of a health promotion resource.
- mental health practice with children, adolescents and families
- mental health linking
- mental health liaison
- mental health project work/research
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Year 1 - Compulsory modules Early Intervention In Child, Adolescent And Family Mental Health Enhancing Practice In Child, Adolescent And Family Mental Health Year 2 - Compulsory modules Researching For Practice (Distance Learning) Elective modules Advanced Communication In Supportive Care Contemporary Issues In Advancing Practice (Distance Learning) Evaluating Service Improvement (Distance Learning) Exercise For Mental Health And Psychological Wellbeing (Distance Learning) Health Promotion And Lifestyle Management Interprofessional Education (Distance Learning) Leadership In Practice (Distance Learning) Learners In Difficulty (Distance Learning) Learning And Teaching For Practice (Distance Learning) Loss, Grief And Bereavement Mental Health Recovery And Maternal Care Perinatal Mental Health And The Family Planning Service Improvement (Distance Learning) Final year - Compulsory modules Dissertation 60 Credits
Normally, applicants will hold a first degree or professional qualification which is recognised in the UK in a related subject. A first degree in a relevant subject for example BSc (Hons) Nursing/Education/Social Work. Those who have already completed the PGCert in Child, Adolescent & Family Mental Health would be able to APEL onto further parts of the course. Other formally certified qualifications Equivalent, international academic and/or professional qualifications will be accepted. Applicants will be considered on other relevant evidence which may include for example documented evidence of recent CPD activity, innovative practice, practice leadership, service development, research projects and/or publications. Such evidence must be clearly described in any application Level of English language capability Where English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.5 is required, with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and no individual element below 5.5. Relevant work or work-related experience It would be expected that applicants have worked or would be working with children, adolescents or families in some capacity. Motivation and engagement Applicants will be motivated and prepared to study independently and autonomously. They must be prepared to embrace the challenges of Masters level study in an online distance learning environment, have access to a reliable internet connection to support engagement and have sound IT skills. The programme is intellectually challenging and applicants should be prepared to actively contribute to discussion and debate; critically reflect upon own and others practice; explore and evaluate the evidence base underpinning their chosen course of study.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||Where English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.5 is required, with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and no individual element below 5.5|
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