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People With Mental Health Problems: Social Work Flexible Learning Design Health Education Education Studies
About this course
Provide low intensity CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) interventions for children, young people and their parents or carers. Support common mental health problems including anxiety, low mood and behavioural difficulties on this Education Mental Health Practitioner PGDip.
Gain the skills to work in education settings and assist schools with their mental health strategies. When you successfully complete the course you'll be qualified to practice.
The role of an Educational Mental Health Practitioner (EMHP) was developed to improve access to high quality mental health support for children and young people within education settings.
This course follows the agreed national curriculum. You’ll learn theory and take part in education practice in live settings. You’ll carry out your education practice as part of a Mental Health Support Team (MHST) who will also support you. Your MHST must be your employer.
You’ll develop the skills to:
Successful completion of this education mental health practitioner training means you can practice as an EMHP. You'll be employed as part of the new Mental Health Support Teams.
This course is fully funded by the NHS through Health Education England (HEE).
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Students will need a 2:2 degree in any subject and experience of working or volunteering with children and young people in a mental health context. We consider professional experience in these fields: education, mental health, children and young people.
The University of Southampton is an institution with a strong heritage, with more than 100 years of history and tradition supporting a modern educational model that focuses on student success. Southampton is one of the founding members of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group, a network of research-focused and prestigious universities. Today, the 2023 Complete University Guide league table places Southampton among the top 13 institutions...more