Child and Adolescent Mental Health - Level 7 - 7NU500
About this module
Professionals working with children and adolescents need to be able to identify disorders and psychological problems that may influence the professional’s assessment and communication with the young person and family.
This module aims to explore some of the disorders and problems that the you may encounter. Having a broad understanding of these issues will enable you to appreciate and understand how these difficulties may affect your relationship with the young person and the family.
The module will also examine the importance of effective communication with the wider allied agency teams.
You will attend 12 taught sessions at University, during which you will engage in group work and academic debate. In addition to this you will be expected to undertake self-directed learning in order to become familiar with the wider issues surrounding the subject matter. You will be assessed via a 4000 word case study to demonstrate how the learning outcomes have been met.
Learning Beyond Registration
Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) is a vital part of developing competent, capable health service practitioners prepared to deliver a dynamic, flexible, quality, client-focused service. If you're employed by the NHS in the East Midlands then you may be eligible for fee-free access to our LBR modules and/or programmes. You'll need to supply evidence of approval from your line manager and Trust Education Lead when you apply.
Find out more about LBR at Find out more at www.derby.ac.uk/lbr.
Which professions is this module aimed at? All Health and Social Care Professionals
Course code:Module code - 7NU500
Start dates are usually: Start dates are usually: September and January in Derby and January in Chesterfield
Module level: Level 7
Module credits: 20 credits
On successful completion of the module you will be able to:
- Evaluate and demonstrate conceptual understanding of the issues arising from the assessment of a child or young person, who has or may have a mental health problem.
- Critically discuss and evaluate the referral pathways utilised within CAMHS demonstrating an exploration of multi-agency working, incorporating the family within the referral process.
Studying via LBR
If you're employed by the NHS in the East Midlands you may be eligible for fee-free access to out LBR modules. You'll need to supply evidence of approval from your line manager and Trust Education Lead when you apply. Find out more at www.derby.ac.uk/lbr