Therapeutic Interventions for Children and Young People

This module is a choice module for both health visitors and school nurses undertaking the SCPHN programme. However it is available for nursing professionals wishing to gain a greater understanding of working therapeutically with children and young people.

The module aims to enable students to develop skills and critical understanding of the theories underpinning working therapeutically with families, children and young people in preparation for proactive, reflective, innovative and effective practice. The broad content of the module will include; 

  • Overview of therapeutic approaches
  • Person centred approaches with children
  • Emotional Literacy
  • Play
  • Anger and Anxiety management for children
  • Depression, Self-harm & Suicide
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Family Therapy (FT)
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) with parents & children

Entry Criteria

  • Effective registration with appropriate professional statutory regulatory body
  • Ability to study to degree level (120 credits level 4/5)
  • Evidence of recent study.

(If accessing the module at level 7, 2:2 degree or above required)


How to apply

Online Application Forms and Guidance Information


Key information

Module Category: SCPH
Module Code: 5102
Module Credits: 15
Module Level: 7

Module leader

Mel Wheeler
0116 201 3805


Semester 2: 2018

This module runs once per academic year.

  • 13.00-16.00 Monday 29 January
  • 13.00-16.00 Monday 05 February
  • 13.00-16.00 Monday 12 February
  • 13.00-16.00 Monday 19 February
  • 13.00-16.00 Monday 26 February
  • 13.00-16.00 Monday 05 March
  • 13.00-16.00 Monday 12 March
  • 13.00-16.00 Monday 19 March
  • 13.00-16.00 Monday 26 March Annual Leave
  • 13.00-16.00 Monday 02 April Annual Leave
  • 13.00-16.00 Monday 09 April
  • 13.00-16.00 Monday 16 April
  • 13.00-16.00 Monday 23 April
  • 13.00-16.00 Monday 30 April 
  • 13.00-16.00 Monday 07 May Bank Holiday


Return to study

This is a MSc level module in which you will be expected to produce assessed work at masters’ standard. You will need to have studied at degree level in order to access this level of learning.


Learning Beyond Registration contract


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