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Evidence-based Psychosocial Interventions in Mental Health  CPPD

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Course overview

This module is designed to provide mental health practitioners, managers and researchers with the ability to identify, understand and critically appraise the key evidence for the use of a range of psychosocial interventions aimed at improving the mental health outcomes of people with severe mental illness/distress and/or substance use problems.

The module will include:

  • Critical exploration of the evidence for establishing and maintaining therapeutic relationships
  • The use of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Case management and personalisation
  • Family work/interventions
  • Medication management
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Recovery approaches across mental health service environments.

Students may select to explore other particular interventions of interest where appropriate.

Module Dates:

10th, 17th, 24th, 31st May; 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th June 2018

Eligibility

Eligibility

Prerequisite knowledge

Overseas students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.

  • A current professional registration with a relevant professional/statutory body or equivalent
  • At least one years' relevant clinical experience as a health or social care practitioner
  • A satisfactory academic reference and a satisfactory clinical reference.

English requirements

For those students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.

Module leaders

  • Madeline O'Carroll

    Madeline is a mental health nurse and health psychologist who joined City University London in 1999. She specialises in psychosocial interventions for psychosis and the role of emotion in learning and teaching. She previously worked as a Research Cognitive Therapist at Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of London.