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Advanced Practice in Psychological Wellbeing PGCert

Advanced Practice in Psychological Wellbeing PGCert

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Psychology (General) Self Development

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Our PGCert Advanced Practice in Psychological Wellbeing provides you with a forward-thinking course which promises to challenge you and grow you as a professional. We will make sure you develop the skills you need to add value and make a real difference to patient’s lives. Our course is accredited by the British Psychological Society and is part of the Department of Health’s ‘Improving Access to Psychological Therapies’ programme. IAPT improves access to evidence-based talking therapies in the NHS and other qualified healthcare providers through the continuous growth of the psychological therapy workforce and services. Our course will introduce you to the way in which clients with common mental health problems are engaged with and assessed. Our course will motivate and inspire you while you receive the full benefits of combined study and hands-on clinical practice, allowing you to maximise your learning and professional potential. You can expect to develop the skills you need to apply theory in to your clinical practice both in supervision sessions and at the University through discussions and micro-teaching. We will also help prepare you for clinical practice by introducing you to the personal impact of working with clients in distress and the associated ethnical concerns. You can be assured that the content of our course sits in line with the National Curriculum for the Education of Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

OCT-19

Modules

This module is designed to develop trainee PWPs' critical engagement with the concepts of diversity, inclusion and multi-culturalism. The module emphasises the knowledge, attitudes and competencies that trainee PWPs require in order for them to operate in an inclusive values driven service that promotes recovery and recognises and respects diversity. The module uses a combination of university based learning, in-service supervised practice and independent directed learning.

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

Applications are welcomed from people with experience working in mental health or similar services who may not have been in education recently. Services will also have individual person specifications that are required to meet.

University information

The University of Surrey is proud of the cultural diversity of its international community. Over 3,500 postgraduate students, from more than 120 countries across the globe, come to Surrey each year. As a research-led university, Surrey's outstanding contributions benefit society as a whole and address major global challenges. The research-intensive learning environment makes it the perfect choice if you want to study somewhere where you can...more

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