University of Sunderland
Psychological Approaches for Complex Mental Health Issues
If you are already a qualified mental health professional this course will develop your clinical skills in evidence-based therapies, enabling you to undertake specialist roles such as clinical lead, manager and consultant. The course will integrate with, inform and enhance your day-to-day clinical practice with complex mental health issues.
We require applicants to be qualified mental health practitioners working in a clinical role with people who have psychosis or complex mental health needs. This is essential in order to fulfil the practice-based elements of the course.
Modules include: Year 1: Understanding psychosis and complex mental health issues; foundation course in integrated family therapy and systemic practice; CBT informed practice. Year 2 core: Disseminating practice through training and supervision. CBT route: CBT for anxiety and depression; advanced clinical practice. Family therapy route: Intermediate course in integrated family therapy and systemic practice; integrated family therapy and systemic practice: practice placement. Year 3: Applied research methods and management; masters project.
Assessment methods include written course work, exams, audio recordings of clinical sessions and portfolios of evidence.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 300 per Credit module (home fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|City Campus||Sunderland||SR1 3SD||North East|
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