Short course Advanced mental health policy and practice
Cass School of Education and Communities
The Advanced mental health policy and practice short course with credits is designed as preparation for professionals who are considering undertaking the UEL-validated Postgraduate Diploma Approved Mental Health Practice.
This course is intended for qualified and experienced social workers, mental health nurses, occupational therapists or psychologists. As a participant, you will be sponsored by your employer.
You must have a valid registration with a relevant professional body, such as the HCPC, and be employed in an appropriate professional setting, in addition to the overall programme requirements.
How you'll learn
As a student on the course, you will arrange five hour-long observations on separate occasions in a psychiatric ward. You will later explore these observations in reflective practice seminars - the core of your learning.
The structured learning series also involves a reading/theory seminar, and an input session on key themes in mental health.
What you'll study
Studying these courses offers you the opportunity to update your skills in practice interventions and deepen your knowledge base about current research and policy in contemporary practice.
You can also apply for accredited prior learning through UEL’s ACL system to progress towards achieving postgraduate awards.
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