Middlesex University

Middlesex University

Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Work

The programme aims to provide to all those with experience of working with young children, adolescents and families in a variety of settings (i.e. health, local authority, educational settings and/or within the voluntary and independent sector), the opportunity to update, enhance and develop their critical understanding, knowledge and advanced practice capabilities, in child and adolescent mental health (CAMH) work in multidisciplinary and multi-agency settings. Find out more: http://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/child-adolescent-and-family-mental-health-work

Entry requirements

Minimum of a 2.2 Honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject. We welcome mental health professionals and non mental health professionals (with a minimum of 3 years work experience) who are working with children, adolescents and or families where mental health and severe emotional issues are present. Applicants need to be in work with children, young and or families in order to undertake the course. Applicants must have competence in English language and we normally require grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification. The most common English language requirements for international students are IELTS 6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all 4 components) or TOEFL internet based 87 (with at least 21 in listening and writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in reading).

Course modules

Compulsory: Infancy, child and family mental health: working with children and families from 0 to 11 years of age, promoting, mental health in young people from 11 to 21 years of age.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include a critical review of evidence based care interventions and a policy/practice review.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 63 per Credit (England) 18 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 93 per Credit (International) 18 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 63 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 18 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 63 per Credit (Scotland) 18 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 63 per Credit (Wales) 18 months
Graduate Certificate Part-time September 2017 - 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hendon Campus Barnet NW4 4BT South East

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