Child and Family Mental Health Work
Applicants should have the ability to study at UK higher education Level 5 for Level 6 module, or at Level 6 for Level 7 module. Candidates without formal qualifications should have 1 years' experience in child, adolescent and family work where mental health issues are present and be currently working with children, adolescents and families experiencing mental health issues.
Modules: child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) and policy in relation to children and families; normal child and adolescent behaviour; assessment of children and families and subsequent care planning; social and political influences in working with children and families; effects of neglect, physical, emotional and sexual abuse on the children; risk and resilience factors, risk assessment and management and child protection; common mental health problems in infants and children; evidence based interventions; parenting interventions; systemic interventions; CBT interventions; children at greater risk - refugee groups, children with learning difficulties, looked-after children, black and minority ethnic communities; the impact of parental substance misuse and mental illness on children; communication and communicating; therapeutic use of self; multidisciplinary interventions.
Assessment methods include case studies, critical reviews of practice and a portfolio.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Part-time||September 2017||-||18 months|
|Graduate Certificate||Part-time||September 2017||-||18 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Hendon Campus||Barnet||NW4 4BT||South East|
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