Theory to Practice in Integrated Mental Health HUG4017

Overview

Covid-19 - Course Impact Statement

Theory to Practice in Integrated Mental Health interlinks the concepts of theory, practice development and integrated working. The module emphasises the importance of working as a team and using best practice in order to achieve maximum benefit for the children, young people and families with whom you may work. You will critically reflect upon and evaluate the complexities of integrated working in the child and adolescent mental health sector, from the perspectives of both statutory and non-statutory organisations, and from the disciplines of health, education, social care and the wider care sector. You will also be encouraged to draw upon current Government documents, statistics and guidelines to gain a clear understanding of the complexities, challenges and importance of integrated working within contemporary society.

Module Code: HUG4017
Level: 7
Credits: 20
Cost: £680 for all intakes commencing from September 2020 to August 2021

Who is this module for?

This module is suitable for those seeking to enhance knowledge, at level 7, related to child and adolescent mental health and wellbeing theories and concepts. These theories and concepts are explored in the context of integrated working practice.

What are the key aims of the programme?

The module aims to interlink the concepts of theory to practice development, and integrated working to foster the importance of working as a team and using best practice, for maximum benefit to the children, young people and families with whom practitioners may work.

How Will I Study?

Blended learning is planned with face–to–face direct teaching alongside online learning

What will I study?

Models of workplace practice
The influence of theory, research and policy in mental health.
Biopsychosocial theory
Partnership and integrated working.
Reflective practice.
Legislation, guidance, policies and procedures.
Professionalism and professional boundaries.
The rights of children and young people.
The changing children's mental health agenda.
Leadership and accountability.

How will I be assessed?

The assessment comprises a written assessment

On successful completion you will:

On successful completion of the module students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of theories and concepts within a chosen area of child and adolescent mental health
2. Critically evaluate current research, knowledge and practice in relation to a chosen area of child and adolescent mental health services
3. Critically explore the importance of and the challenges associated with integrated working in respect of children, young people, families, communities and professionals in child and adolescent mental health, and suggest how these challenges could be addressed.
4. Critically reflect on the possible implications of integrated working on the quality of support provided to children and young people in the mental health setting.

Study Dates and Venues

January 2021 – Theory to Practice in Integrated Mental Health HUG4017

Venue: Ormskirk Campus

Starts: Thu 28th Jan 2021

Session Times:
  • Session 1 Thursday 28 January 2021 09:00-12:00
  • Session 2 Thursday 4 February 2021 09:00-12:00
  • Session 3 Thursday 11 February 2021 09:00-12:00
  • Session 4 Thursday 18 February 2021 09:00-12:00
  • Session 5 Thursday 4 March 2021 09:00-12:00
  • Session 7 Thursday 18 March 2021 09:00-12:00
  • Session 8 Thursday 25 March 2021 09:00-12:00
  • Session 9 Thursday 15 April 2021 09:00-12:00
  • Session 10 Thursday 22 April 2021 09:00-12:00
  • Session 11 Thursday 29 April 2021 09:00-12:00
  • Session 12 Thursday 6 May 2021 09:00-12:00
  • Session 13 Thursday 13 May 2021 09:00-12:00
  • Study dates and times are subject to change.

    Further Information

    Module availability varies from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. Places will be allocated on a first served basis. Due to the popularity of some modules it may be that the module is fully booked when your application is received. We will include your details on a waiting list and allocate you a place on the next available intake.

    To apply for this module please access the online application form.

    If you have any other queries about studying with us, please see the FAQs www.edgehill.ac.uk/health/cpd/faqs.

    For further information on module content please contact the module lead, Paula Kennedy by email : Kennedp@edgehill.ac.uk or by telephone : 01695 657178
    If you have general enquiries relating to module availability please contact the School Of Applied Health & Social Care & Social Work Administration team via AskAHSW@edgehill.ac.uk

    Pathways

    As this module forms part of the MSc Child and Adolescent Mental Health, it will be open to limited numbers of stand alone students or those students who are currently studying CPD programmes within the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine.