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Psychosocial interventions | HP6064Y | Level 6 | Credits 30 | 2019/20
At this time, no start dates are available during 2019/20


This module aims to develop mental healthcare practitioners with advanced knowledge, skills and competencies to work collaboratively and effectively with service users who have a serious mental health problem, using evidence-based interventions. Students will develop psychosocial intervention skills to deliver effective and collaborative care to people with a severe mental illness (SMI) and complex needs.

The course is also offered as a postgraduate (level 7) award.


Who is this module for?

Practitioners must be able to work regularly with people with serious mental health problems and complex needs.

Participants need to have undertaken the modules 'Recovery orientated care in mental health' and 'Psychosocial assessment'.


Reflective essay and competency assessment document (CAD)

Learning Outcomes
  1. Critically evaluate psychosocial models of mental illness.
  2. Critically appraise the evidence base and theoretical models underpinning psychosocial interventions for people with serious mental health problems and complex needs.
  3. Evaluate critically the therapeutic process of caring with people with a severe mental illness or complex needs who are reluctant to comply with medication.
  4. Evaluate critically self-management interventions for complex needs and people who hear voices.
  5. Demonstrate an effective collaborative approach with clients.
  6. Critically explore appropriate specialist models of supervision? for psychosocial work.
  7. Critically discuss and reflect on their own practice.


Course length: 10 Teaching Days


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Course Leader
Name: Denise Bodley

Self Funding: £1690.00

*Trust Commissioning and Trust Non-contract funding same price as above

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