This unique postgraduate programme offers advanced study in psychological theories of child and adolescent mental health and their application to working with children, young people and families. The programme is suitable for graduates of psychology or cognate disciplines and those with experience of working with children and young people in clinical, social work or educational settings. We welcome applications from both UK and international students.
|Course Start Date||September|
|Length of Study||Flexible|
|Programme Director||Jo Williams|
This exciting programme uses a range of innovative teaching approaches to provide students with a contemporary and critical overview of key aspects of children and young people's mental health and psychological practice.
The core courses on the programme are Child Development in Practice and Evidence-based Psychological Interventions for Children and Young People. Students also have a wide selection of other course options to choose from including: Attachment Theory in Clinical Practice, Parenting: Theory and Practice, Trauma and Resilience, Applied Developmental Psychopathology and Understanding Learning Disability (Intellectual Disability).
The programme is highly flexible to cater for a wide range of requirements. Students can enrol for either a Post-Graduate Certificate, Post-Graduate Diploma or an MSc depending on their chosen qualification and time available for study. There is the opportunity to register either full-time (1 year for MSc) or part-time. The programme also offers high quality Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities for those already working with children who wish to undertake a single course on a specific aspect of children and young people's mental health.
This article was published on Feb 6, 2013