Child and Adolescent Mental Health: Therapeutic Approaches and the Evidence Base

City University London
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Child and Adolescent Mental Health: Therapeutic Approaches and the Evidence Base

Child and Adolescent Mental Health: Therapeutic Approaches and the Evidence Base - CPD accredited course at City University London

The module helps in developing knowledge and understanding of therapeutic approaches to psychological care.

The module also examines evidence base and efficacy of contemporary psycho-therapeutic approaches such as cognitive, systemic, parenting, psychodynamic and pharmacological modalities. These approaches help in examining reflective practice with an emphasis on work safety, difference, vulnerability and complex issues. The module focuses on professional relationship, its boundaries and limitations. There will be critical analysis and evaluation of relevant reading and service user perspectives.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The training course is apt for candidates with the following requirements:
· A current professional registration with a relevant professional/statutory body or equivalent
· At least one year's experience working in, for example: voluntary sector, social work, education, primary care, mental health nursing, psychology, psychiatry, criminal justice, residential workers and those who are currently working in an agency with responsibility for aspects of inter-professional practice relating to their own discipline
· A satisfactory academic reference and/or a satisfactory clinical reference.

Overseas students can only apply as part of a programme and not as a stand-alone module.
Applicants whose first language is not English need to demonstrate their English language proficiency. The minimum requirements are:
· IELTS: 7 overall with a minimum of 7.0 in each component.

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs, City University London no longer accept TOEFL as evidence of English language proficiency for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.


The cost of this CPD course for UK/EU applicants is £1000 per delegate (no VAT will be charged) which covers course materials, lunch and refreshments.

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City University London

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