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MScPgDip Child And Adolescent Mental Health

University of Salford

Course Description

3 good reasons to study Child and Adolescent Mental Health at Salford ? An inter-professional programme commissioned by the Department of Health ? Mapped against the national competency framework for CAMHS specialist practitioners and primary health workers ? Designed in conjunction with Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) practitioners Suitable for Registered practitioners or people working at equivalent level with children, young people, young adults and families, with a role in relation to their mental health or emotional wellbeing. This could be in CAMHS, education, social care, community sector or adult mental health services. Programme details This programme is run by specialist clinical and academic practitioners in the field of child and adolescent mental health. It is practice-led and will help you develop a comprehensive understanding of: ? Child development, mental health and mental disorder, therapeutic intervention and the policy, legal, ethical and organisational frameworks that guide inter-professional practice in this area ? How to lead change within the workplace ? The rights of the child and young person and the complexities of working in a practice situation ? Working with family and organisational systems Module titles ? CAMHS: Concepts and Theories (30 credits) ? CAMHS: Frameworks for Practice (30 credits) ? Contextualising CAMHS Advanced Practice (30 credits) ? Research Methods (30 credits) ? Dissertation (60 credits) Career potential This programme is nationally commissioned and mapped against the Key Skills Framework, national curriculum recommendations and specialist practitioner competency frameworks. With a focus on the application of learning to improve practice, it has led to a significant number of graduates gaining promotions or employment in a wide range of CAMHS and CAMHS-related services in health, education, community and social care sectors.

3 good reasons to study Child and Adolescent Mental Health at Salford ? An inter-professional programme commissioned by the Department of Health ? Mapped against the national competency framework for CAMHS specialist practitioners and primary health workers ? Designed in conjunction with Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) practitioners Suitable for Registered practitioners or...

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