Primary Mental Health Care
This award provides education and training that meets the requirements of the Department of Health (2011) curriculum for psychological well-being practitioners by: providing you with a substantial knowledge base appropriate to Master's level study; facilitating the acquisition of core therapeutic and technical skills that underpin low intensity psychological interventions; enabling you to develop a positive attitude and commitment towards life-long learning and personal and development planning; ensuring you are prepared to meet the challenges of current and future contemporary mental health services. There are 8 core themes that run through the award via 3 modules. They help you to make clear links between theory and practice and include: clinical supervision, caseload management, information gathering, information giving, shared decision-making, low intensity interventions, values, policy, culture and diversity, personal development planning.
Students must be employed as psychological well-being or low intensity practitioner with access to clinical supervision from a practitioner experienced/qualified in the delivery of low intensity CBT interventions; evidence of recent degree level study is required.
Core modules: Advancing anti-discriminatory practice in primary mental health care; advancing low intensity intervention skills for common mental health problems; advancing multi-agency working in primary mental health care.
Assessment is via examinations, role-play activities and the achievement of practice competencies. All written academic work is marked at Master�s level.
Please note that due to current anticipated changes to NHS education and HE funding, information relating to funding will be updated on Teesside University website.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Teesside University||Middlesbrough||TS1 3BA||North East|
School of Health and Social Care