This course will enable service providers to develop their understanding of the distribution and impact of mental illness at a global, national, and local as well as an individual level.
It will explore the occurrence of mental illness in relation to social and environmental factors, and examine the relationship between mental and physical health.
This course links knowledge of condition distribution and risk factors with approaches to problem assessment, and maintains a practice- and service-user-informed approach which strengthens participants’ abilities to contribute to the development and direction of service provision.
Who is it for?
This course is designed for those involved in delivering mental health services as clinicians, practitioners, managers, researchers and project workers.
The sessions run on Thursday afternoons from 1-5pm
MAY: Thursday 6, 13, 20 and 27 May 2021
JUN: Thursday 3, 10, 17 and 24 June 2021
JUL: Thursday 1 July 2021
This course is designed to enhance the abilities of health and social care professionals to critically evaluate approaches to mental health assessment.
This short course module is designed to be flexible in allowing you to study and reach your goals at your own pace. Our health CPD courses are credit-bearing modules that contribute to a University degree or award.
Transfer course credits towards postgraduate taught degree
As a health care professional, once you've completed this course you could offset 15 credits as part of a postgraduate programme, continuing your study with further modules to make up a Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) 60 credits, Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) 120 credits or Master of Science (MSc) 180 credits qualification (all credits must be awarded within five years of study commencing).
This course is worth 15 credits
This course can be used a module, contributing to a University degree or award.
Find a list of degrees this module can contribute towards:
MSc Adult Mental Health (Contemporary Studies)