Postgraduate Certificate (034B902) Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Work

Middlesex University
En London (Inglaterra)

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  • Postgraduate
  • London (Inglaterra)
  • Cuándo:
    Octubre
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The programme aims to equip students with both the sophisticated knowledge needed and capabilities required, to undertake CAMH work and support others confidently and safely in working with children and families. The programme will address and explore issues of equity and inequality, diversity, ethnic and cultural difference, ethical considerations in relation to practitioners' work with service users and carers in child, adolescent and family mental health work. The programme aims to develop authoritative clinical leadership and professional practice capability in the field of child and adolescent mental health (Government response to CAMHS review DCSF 2010).



A further benefit is that you will be taught by lecturers who also work in clinical practice at the CAMHS Directorate of the Tavistock Clinic, London.

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¿Qué objetivos tiene esta formación?

To enhance and develop critical understanding, knowledge and practice capability in child and adolescent mental health work (CAMH)



To develop critical knowledge and applied understanding of early childhood, adolescent and family emotional and mental development in relation to some of the common issues that can impact adversely upon emotional and psychological development



Provide opportunities to plan, undertake and discuss sophisticated assessments, conduct early work that might be possible to ameliorate later difficulty and or make authoritative referrals to appropriate agencies. To develop authoritative clinical leadership and professional practice capability in the multidisciplinary and multi agency field of child and adolescent mental health.

Use credits to work towards obtaining a postgraduate diploma or MA degree.

Requisitos: Interviews, entrance tests, portfolios and auditions Entry onto this course does not require an interview, portfolio or audition.

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Dónde se imparte y en qué fechas

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Octubre
London
The Burroughs, NW4 4BT, London, Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Mental Health
Risk
IT
IT risk
Physical
Child
Transferable skills
adolescent
Family Work
subsequent care
sexual abuse
Parenting interventions
Systemic interventions|Communities

Programa académico

This programme consists of two modules:

MHR 4626 Infancy, Child and Family Mental Health: Working with children and families from 0 to 11 years of age. 30 credit module at Level 7

MHR 4627 Promoting Mental Health in Young People from 11 to 21 years of age. 30 credit module at Level 7.

These may be taken individually or together to obtain the Postgraduate Certificate. MHR4626 runs in the Autumn semester (September to December) and MHR4627 runs in the Winter semester (January to April).

As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

This programme comprises of 60 credits which may also count towards a Postgraduate Diploma / MSc.

Work Based Development and Practice

Alternatively you are also able to undertake a work based practice module, which commences in January and September each year, alongside one of the following modules:

For MHR 4626: Infancy, Child and Family Mental Health: Working with children and families from 0 to 11 years of age you would also take MHR 4630: Practice Based Learning Project module. Together, these lead to the award of Postgraduate Certificate in Child and Family Mental Health Work.

For MHR 4627: Promoting Mental Health in Young People from 11 21 years of age you would also take MHR 4630: Practice Based Learning Project module. Together, these lead to the award of Postgraduate Certificate in Promoting Mental Health in Young People.

This programme will allow you to undertake one module, and then pursue your own studies in the workplace and develop your own (and/or your colleagues') practice further and gain a Postgraduate Certificate award.

Introduction to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and policy in relation to the adolescents and young people;

Normal child and adolescent behaviour
Assessment of children, families, adolescents and young people and subsequent care planning
Social and political influences in working with children, families adolescents and young people
Effects of neglect, physical, emotional and sexual abuse on the children and adolescents
Risk and resilience factors, risk assessment and management and child protection
Common mental health problems in children and adolescents
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
Challenges of dual diagnosis and young people
The impact of parental substance misuse and mental illness on young people
Communication and communicating
Therapeutic use of self
Multi disciplinary interventions/Integrated working
The above content is focused on both knowledge and skills.

Assessment
MHR 4626 Policy/Practice review and Critical review of evidenced based care interventions MHR 4627 Policy Review of Practice Base and Interdisciplinary Interagency case study.