Professional Course

Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 6 and 7

Module credits

20 credits

Next course date



12 weeks


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Module description

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 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.

Who this course is for

This course is aimed at all health and social care professionals working within a child and adolescent arena.

Course team

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you should be able to:

Entry requirements

You’ll need to be a practitioner working within a child and adolescent arena.

Fees and funding

If you are funding your own study, the module price will be confirmed shortly.

How to apply

Level 6

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

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