Develop the skillset to support children and young people who are experiencing mental health related issues. As part of this course you’ll:
- Gain the skills to work with children and young people who are experiencing mental health related issues
- Develop a critical and in-depth understanding of mental health and its relationship to children, young people and families within a changing and fluid society
- Explore medical and psychological models of practice and look at child and adolescent mental health from the position of social intervention
- Learn to draw on key interventions such as social pedagogy, relationship-based practice, playwork and community work as methodologies
- Use the social model of mental health and children and family practice to contribute to and co-produce knowledge in a collaborative, practical and participatory learning environment.
- Engage with child and adolescent mental health practitioners
- The course is delivered by committed academic staff who are research active
- Part-time option available.
Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in a relevant professional subject area of Youth Work, Nursing, Social Work or Education, at least a second class honours degree in the cognate academic subjects of Health and Social Care or Social Sciences, or have equivalent health and social care practitioner experience or relevant professional vocational training.
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course