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Short Course

Managing Teams, Relationships & Environments

Our post-qualifying framework (PQF) allows health and social care practitioners to continue their professional development and achieve further qualifications in their field.


Course overview

This module reflects the nature of working with individuals with complex mental health needs including personality disorder. It provides a detailed examination of the therapeutic setting, including the role of the facilitator and the development of the therapeutic relationship. The emphasis will continue the theme expressed throughout research of team working and interpersonal aspects of care delivery. The content of the course includes the following:

  • A systems approach to personality disorder – sociological, psychological and philosophical methodology.
  • Using team work approach with individuals with complex mental health needs, including looking at team dynamics, process and development.
  • Self-management of the facilitator and reflective techniques that enhance interpersonal management.
  • Critical analysis of services and modalities currently employed and alternatives models, issues around managing the environment(s) that interventions are employed.

Level: Short Course, CPD
Delivery: Campus
Study Mode: Part time
Duration: 12 weeks
Module code: NU3019
Campus: Preston
Start Date: Start dates are varied

Entry requirements

Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content.


This course is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

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