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PGDip Interprofessional Practice (Approved Mental Health Professional)
University of Lincoln

PGDip Interprofessional Practice (Approved Mental Health Professional)

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Mental Health Act People With Mental Health Problems: Social Work

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This programme aims to provide the opportunity to develop the knowledge, competences and values needed to carry out the specific duties of an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) under current mental health legislation. On successful completion of this programme a student will have knowledge and understanding of: 1 Demonstrate a critical understanding of and be able to work with and engage with relevant knowledge, policy, law, theories, perspectives and ideas underpinning contemporary evidence-based practice in working with users of mental health services and their carers 2 Acquire, critically evaluate, apply and integrate knowledge and understanding about services to promote and meet the needs of service users and carers, including cross-cultural perspectives 3 Acquire, critically evaluate, apply and integrate knowledge and understanding about the service delivery context 4 Acquire, critically evaluate, apply and integrate knowledge and understanding about professional theory 5 Acquire, critically evaluate, apply and integrate knowledge and understanding about professional values and ethics 6 Acquire, critically evaluate, apply and integrate knowledge and understanding about the nature of professional practice 7 Understand, critically evaluate and use conceptual models, theories and research evidence on learning, pedagogy and planning in both educational and discipline-specific fields. Upon successful completion of the PGCert course you have the option to progress onto our PGDip.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

variable - to suit the learner

Start date

25-SEP-17

Modules

Values and Perspectives for Understanding Mental Distress 2017-18 (15 Credits) - Core
Theory and Interventions in Mental Health Practice 2017-18 (15 Credits) - Core
Mental Health Law and Policy 2017-18 (15 Credits) - Core
Professional Practice Learning 2017-18 (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a recognised professional qualification and two years post-qualifying experience in one of the following: Nursing, Social Work, Psychology, or Occupational Therapy. Substantial and relevant mental health experience. This will be judged by sponsoring employers and at interview with the University, but will usually mean several years of working in mental health services, whether pre or post professional qualification, and work which has required decision making in relation to complex mental health issues and has allowed you to observe mental health act assessments.

University information

The University of Lincoln is situated on a main waterfront campus, a short walk away from the centre of the city. The university has established an international reputation as a research institution, offering a wide selection of taught and research degrees. Many of their lecturers are also recognised for their contributions to research, and have worked on a variety of projects including developing new medical technologies and preserving rare...more

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