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Low-Intensity Psychological Interventions for Children and Young People PGCert

Low-Intensity Psychological Interventions for Children and Young People PGCert

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Child Psychology Children / Youth (Social Work) Childcare Skills

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course offers professional training. You will gain the skills and knowledge to carry out a range of discrete evidence-based interventions with children and young people. You don’t need experience in the field of mental health to take this course. This course is offered in partnership between the School of Psychology at the University of Sussex and the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. This course gives Psychology graduates an opportunity to move into employment with their local NHS Trust or other healthcare-providing organisations within the NHS, third-sector or private-sector arena.

Different course options

Full time | University of Sussex | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

By the end of this module you will have gained knowledge in developmental models, psychopathology in children and young people (CYP), and relevent legislation, polices and frameworks associated with working with CYP in mental health care.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above; Your qualification can be in any subject. No prior knowledge or experience in mental health is required. You should demonstrate an interest and desire to work with children and young people with mental health difficulties. You must also show an interest in developing education in practice, therapy and skills fundamental to mental health care with children and young people. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.