At UCLan, our post-qualifying framework (PQF) allows health and social care practitioners to continue their professional development and achieve further qualifications in their field. You have the opportunity to study individual modules in subject areas that interest you. You can select from a comprehensive and contemporary range of modules that fit your personal development and career plans; either on an individual basis or combined in a planned programme to eventually achieve a degree.
AWARD TYPE: Short Course
LEVEL:Short Course / CPD
STUDY MODE: Part time
DELIVERY METHOD: Campus
COURSE LENGTH: 12 days in the classroom over 12 weeks, (40 credits at level 6). Supported by E-Learn.
SCHOOL: School of Nursing
PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College
START DATE: January 2021
Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content
This double module is aimed at practitioners who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in working with children, young people and their families with mental health problems. The module can be studied on its own or as a Advanced Certificate for continuing professional development purposes. A range of teaching and learning activities are utilised within the course, with the student being placed at the centre of a co-operative learning process to help in the development of skills in the critical analysis and evaluation of approaches to child and adolescent mental health and social care.
Some of the issues to be covered during the course are: resilience and risk; assessment and assessment tools; depression and self-injury; children’s rights and the mental health act; autistic spectrum disorders learning disabilities; introduction to solution focused brief therapy and multidisciplinary and multi-agency working. Students are required to be working within a relevant health/social care environment with children, young people and their families.
Production of a health promotion leaflet and plus a 3,000 word case study
Core dimensions 1-6
Health and wellbeing 1-7
Information and knowledge 3
For details of the standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course please contact the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.
£765 per 20 credits
For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
University of Central Lancashire
Preston PR1 2HE
Tel. 01772 893836 or 01772 893839