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 Successfully completing this course enables you to take on the role and responsibilities of an approved mental health professional, once warranted by a local authority.
- Study the application of values, ethics and dilemmas, mental health and wider associated law and policy.
- Examine current research that informs knowledge about mental health conditions and treatments.
- Develop the ability to work with a range of professionals to promote recovery.
- group and individual tasks
- private study
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. Modules studied may differ depending on when you start your course. COMPULSORY MODULES: Amhp Practice, Mental Health Law And Policy, and Values, Ethics And Evidence Informed Practice.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Social Work England
Typically you need • a qualification in social work, occupational therapy, nursing or chartered psychology, • registration with a relevant professional body, • two years post qualification experience, • sponsored by the local authority or health trust. If you are wanting to self-fund this course, you will need to secure an appropriate placement from an AMHP team that will provide full student support and a Practice Assessor. Self-funders must contact the course leader before applying to make sure their placement meets our requirements. You need to have completed shadowing of approved mental health professional assessment and submit a write-up of this assessment with your application. ENGLISH LANGUAGE QUALIFICATIONS: If English is not your first language you must have an IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in all skills or equivalent.
Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£3305||Whole course|
|Channel Islands||£3305||Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||£3305||Whole course|