This course is specifically designed to provide mental health practitioners, researchers and managers with critical awareness of contemporary issues debated in the field of mental health. These include mental health practice and policy, issues of peer support and service user involvement, physical health care in mental health practice, gender and mental health, ethnicity and mental health, and patient safety.
Who is it for?
This course is for a range of practitioners working in different areas of mental health, including schools, inpatient care and community settings. Students are required to envisage using the learning achievements from the assignment to develop their clinical practice, as well as critical evaluate contemporary issues in mental health.
This course takes place over 7 weeks from 9.30-12.30 each week.
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.
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