This module is a compulsory specialist module within the psychosocial interventions pathway of the Healthcare Practice PgCert/PgDip/MSc.
The module focuses on leadership in the advancement of knowledge and mental health intervention in one of the following areas: psychosocial interventions, cognitive approaches, group dynamics or child and adolescent mental health.
The module will enable mental health and social care practitioners to facilitate the implementation of mental health interventions and promote change within practice. Change may be at the individual level or it can also involve the facilitation of others in implementing mental health interventions.
Who is the module for?
Registered healthcare practitioners normally with one year's post-qualifying practice experience. Participants will need to be able to demonstrate competence in one of the following at graduate (or equivalent) level: cognitive approaches; psychosocial interventions; group dynamics or child and adolescent mental health.
Applicants will be required to meet all of the following criteria:
Applications will be considered from non-standard applicants who can demonstrate the following certificated learning:
and one of the following completed within the last five years:
Proficiency in English language
Evidence of English language testing will be required from all applicants for whom English is not their first language and who have not previously undertaken studies in English. The required level of proficiency will be a minimum overall International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score (or equivalent) of 6.5, with no section achieving less than 6.0. Evidence of proficiency must be dated within the last two years. Applicants who have taken the examination more than twice in one year will not be considered.
All international applicants must satisfy the requirements of the UK Border Agency in relation to St George's responsibilities as a Highly Trusted Sponsor for students (Tier 4).
Advanced practice route
Applicants for this route will be required to meet all the following additional requirements:
Course length: 5 Teaching Days