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 course is worth 15 credits and can be taken as part of one of the following an MSc programmes
This course is worth 15 credits toward eligible programmes.