Edge Hill University
Mental Health Law and Ethics
This course is aimed at professionals working in mental health settings; it enables students to develop their understanding of the complex legal and ethical frameworks that apply to mental health practice; the programme will strengthen students' knowledge and skills in engaging with clients' legal and ethical needs and the structured and supportive framework will help them apply their learning in the workplace.
Applicants should be working in a professional role within a mental health setting in order to fulfil the learning outcomes of the programme. This work-based access could be either on a voluntary basis or in the applicant's workplace. A 2.2 Honours degree in a health or social care related-related subject. The focus for the programme is to link theory to practice; students are expected to be working in an environment that allows them to meet the learning outcomes of the course. All applicants will be offered an academic interview prior to commencement of the programme. Applicants will need to be working in a professional role within a mental health setting in order to fulfil the learning outcomes of the programme; this work-based access could be either on a voluntary basis or in their workplace.
Modules: mental health law and defensible practice; ethical considerations in decision making; negotiated learning shell.
A combination of presentations, case studies as well as critical reflection and deconstruction. The practice-focused module will involve a negotiated assessment.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 30 per Credit (home fees)||1 years|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 30 per Credit (home fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Ormskirk Campus||Ormskirk||L39 4QP||North West|