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Professional Development

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You can view, apply for and review your professional development courses here.

Mental Health and Well-Being of Children and Young People


Courses

Please select the level of study you wish to apply for. Level M indicates that you wish to study at Masters level, and Levels 1-3 indicate that you wish to study at Degree (Undergraduate) level.

Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZUR4E-20-3

Level

3

Fees

23-24 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£783.00

Unassessed

23-24 Accredited 20 credits

£1048.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Select course date below to see all attendance days and to apply.
If no course dates are shown below this could be due to high demand or no availability. If your course is being funded by your employer and they have bought places in advance you will need to contact them to be given the links to apply.


Applications

University

Assessment

A 3,000 word project.

Careers/further study

The Level 6 (undergraduate level) module can contribute towards:

  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • BSc(Hons) Health and Social Care
  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Award

The level 7 (Masters level) module can contribute towards:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

Content

The module content typically covers:

Infancy and young children

  • Attachment and relationship formation in vulnerable children
  • Promoting infant mental health parenting
  • Parental mental health
  • Eat and sleep patterns

5 to 11 year olds

  • Self esteem and self concept parenting

Young people

  • Developing a sense of self
  • Peers and peer pressure
  • Transition from CAMHS to adult services

Developmental theories

  • Children experiencing loss and bereavement, e.g. divorce and death
  • Assessment of need and referral pathways
  • Caring for children from ethnic minority groups
  • Vulnerable children
  • Risk, resilience, problems and need

Course Director

Kate Bagnall

Entry Requirements

You will need to have a keen interest in developing skills towards working with children and young people.

Introduction

The 20 credit Mental Health and Wellbeing of Children will enable you to examine the historical perspectives and the development of current CAMHS provision and analyse the relationship with agencies that promote the health, education and wellbeing of children and young people.

On successful completion of this level 6 (UZUR4E-20-3) or level 7 module (UZUSKA-20-M), you will be able to:

  • Examine the historical perspectives and the development of current CAMHS provision
  • Analyse the relationship within and between agencies that promote the health, education and wellbeing of children and young people
  • Discuss legal and policy frameworks for working with children, young people and their families
  • Evaluate and reflect on practice and ways of working
  • Analyse developmental theories and their relationship to the mental health of children and young people
  • Analyse frameworks for assessment and referral processes
  • Evaluate ways of engaging children and young people in assessments and interventions used
  • Critically evaluate the way the family can impact upon the mental health of children and young people
  • Analyse and evaluate the roles and responsibilities of professionals when engaging in interventions with children, young people and their families and carers
  • Demonstrate an ability to critique evidence-based practice.

Key Facts

You may be able to study these modules at Level 6 (BSc level) or Level 7 (Masters level) depending on your academic circumstances. Please contact the CPD Team or the Module Leader for advice if you are unsure which level would be best for you.

Learning and Teaching

The module is delivered using a variety of approaches, which may include seminars, distance learning, lecturer and facilitator-led learning, individual presentations, role play, case study presentation, group work and e-learning.

Study facilities

The College of Health, Science and Society has an excellent reputation for the quality of its teaching and the facilities it provides.

Get a feel for the Health Professions facilities we have on offer here from wherever you are.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit level 6 or level 7 module


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at pd@uwe.ac.uk


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Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZUSKA-20-M

Level

M

Fees

23-24 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£783.00

Unassessed

23-24 Accredited 20 credits

£1048.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Select course date below to see all attendance days and to apply.
If no course dates are shown below this could be due to high demand or no availability. If your course is being funded by your employer and they have bought places in advance you will need to contact them to be given the links to apply.


Applications

University

Assessment

A 3,000 word project.

Careers/further study

The Level 6 (undergraduate level) module can contribute towards:

  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • BSc(Hons) Health and Social Care
  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Award

The level 7 (Masters level) module can contribute towards:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

Content

The module content typically covers:

Infancy and young children

  • Attachment and relationship formation in vulnerable children
  • Promoting infant mental health parenting
  • Parental mental health
  • Eat and sleep patterns

5 to 11 year olds

  • Self esteem and self concept parenting

Young people

  • Developing a sense of self
  • Peers and peer pressure
  • Transition from CAMHS to adult services

Developmental theories

  • Children experiencing loss and bereavement, e.g. divorce and death
  • Assessment of need and referral pathways
  • Caring for children from ethnic minority groups
  • Vulnerable children
  • Risk, resilience, problems and need

Course Director

Kate Bagnall

Entry Requirements

You will need to have a keen interest in developing skills towards working with children and young people.

Introduction

The 20 credit Mental Health and Wellbeing of Children will enable you to examine the historical perspectives and the development of current CAMHS provision and analyse the relationship with agencies that promote the health, education and wellbeing of children and young people.

On successful completion of this level 6 (UZUR4E-20-3) or level 7 module (UZUSKA-20-M), you will be able to:

  • Examine the historical perspectives and the development of current CAMHS provision
  • Analyse the relationship within and between agencies that promote the health, education and wellbeing of children and young people
  • Discuss legal and policy frameworks for working with children, young people and their families
  • Evaluate and reflect on practice and ways of working
  • Analyse developmental theories and their relationship to the mental health of children and young people
  • Analyse frameworks for assessment and referral processes
  • Evaluate ways of engaging children and young people in assessments and interventions used
  • Critically evaluate the way the family can impact upon the mental health of children and young people
  • Analyse and evaluate the roles and responsibilities of professionals when engaging in interventions with children, young people and their families and carers
  • Demonstrate an ability to critique evidence-based practice.

Key Facts

You may be able to study these modules at Level 6 (BSc level) or Level 7 (Masters level) depending on your academic circumstances. Please contact the CPD Team or the Module Leader for advice if you are unsure which level would be best for you.

Learning and Teaching

The module is delivered using a variety of approaches, which may include seminars, distance learning, lecturer and facilitator-led learning, individual presentations, role play, case study presentation, group work and e-learning.

Study facilities

The College of Health, Science and Society has an excellent reputation for the quality of its teaching and the facilities it provides.

Get a feel for the Health Professions facilities we have on offer here from wherever you are.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit level 6 or level 7 module


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at pd@uwe.ac.uk


Enquire

To view all CPD courses offered by UWE Bristol, please select (click on) the box below

View courses