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Psychosocial Interventions in Mental Health Care

This module aims to explore the specialist knowledge, practice and attitudes that underpin Psychosocial Interventions for people with serious and enduring mental health problems. It explores the evidence base for PSI, examines the principles of engagement and assessment and critically examines the range of psychosocial interventions available, particularly psychologically ways of managing common difficulties that people with enduring mental health problems struggle with.

Entry Criteria

  • Effective registration with the NMC / HPC or other relevant professional body. ESSENTIAL
  • Undertaken successful level 4/5 academic study. ESSENTIAL
  • Currently be employed in practice and have the support of their manager in undertaking the module. ESSENTIAL
  • Have a named mentor in clinical practice throughout the duration of the module. ESSENTIAL

Key information

Module Category: NMAH
Module Code: 3367
Module Credits: 30
Module Level: 6

Module leader

Mark Ellis
E: mark.ellis@dmu.ac.uk
T: 0116 257 7324

Semesters

Semester 2: 2018
This module runs once per academic year.

  • 09.00 - 13.00 hrs Thursday 1 February
  • 09.00 - 13.00 hrs Thursday 8 February
  • 09.00 - 13.00 hrs Thursday 15 February
  • 09.00 - 13.00 hrs Thursday 22 February
  • 09.00 - 13.00 hrs Thursday 1 March
  • 09.00 - 13.00 hrs Thursday 8 March
  • 09.00 - 13.00 hrs Thursday 15 March
  • 09.00 - 13.00 hrs Thursday 22 March
  • 09.00 - 13.00 hrs Thursday 29 March
  • 09.00 - 13.00 hrs Thursday 5 April

Preparation for Study

This is a degree-level module in which you will be expected to produce assessed work at degree-level standard.

If it is sometime since you undertook other kinds of academically assessed work, you will be well advised to consider undertaking some self-directed academic updating around returning to study.

More information can be found here

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