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Psychology for Health and Social Care CPPD

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Delivery of this module will be online due to government-issued guidelines during the Covid-19 pandemic and may be made available face-to-face subject to Public Health England recommendations. Please submit your application and, once reviewed by the module leader, you will receive more specific information about the online delivery of your module and assessments.

Course overview

Psychology for Health and Social care looks at psychological and social factors
associated with physical illness, the impact of illness on individuals, psychological
intervention, and how this knowledge can be used in healthcare and social care practice.

The course is divided into three sections: Section 1 introduces psychological theories and evidence relevant to health and social care. Section 2 looks at the psychological impact of illness and psychological intervention. Section 3 uses case studies, such as child birth and cardiovascular disease, to explore how psychological theory and intervention can be used in practice

Module dates

Dates: This module will not be running in 2019/20.

Eligibility

Eligibility

Prerequisite knowledge

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

English requirements

For those students whose first language is not English one of the following qualifications is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Module leaders

  • Professor Susan Ayers

    Susan is a psychologist specialising in perinatal mental health. She joined City University in 2012 and is based in the Centre for Maternal and Child Health Research. Susan is a chartered health psychologist and cognitive behaviour therapist. Her research examines women's mental health during pregnancy and after birth, with a particular ...