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Graduate Certificate in Enhanced Evidence-Based Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

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Start Date
Duration
1 Year
Location
Waterside
Start Date
April and September

Overview Updated 06/02/2020

The Graduate Certificate in Enhanced Evidence-Based Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health focuses on enhancing skills in assessment. It enables students to work collaboratively with children, young people and families to facilitate shared decision making. It enables the development of skills to deliver brief, low intensity, evidence-based with children and young people with common mental health problems.

You can contact a member of the IAPT team if you require more information.

Course

Highlights

  • Develop a working and critical understanding of common mental health difficulties
  • Develop clinical skills required to assess children, young people and families with a range of mental health problems and to agree on possible next steps
  • Provide essential knowledge and skills necessary to provide an evidenced informed, brief-targeted intervention with children and young people.

Additional

Information

The curriculum

The EEBP curriculum is designed to develop skills and knowledge to work with children and young people suitable for frontline staff working across different organisations that offer child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS).

Course Details

The aims of this programme are aligned to the aims of NHS England and the UK Government’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) for Children and Young People project (CYP IAPT). This curriculum has been developed as part of the Child and Young People Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme (CYP IAPT), and complements other programmes offered in this training development

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2020
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

Students whose first language is not English will need to pass The International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
    for study at postgraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Entry Requirements

Given the nature of the work expected as a component of the programme, and its emphasis on local CAMHS transformation, this programme will not be available to international applicants.

You will need to have a first or second class honours degree from a UK university or international equivalent and applicants should normally have access to a suitable context in which they work with children and young people and to an appropriate supervisor

Students will normally hold some post 19 educational qualifications. However, suitably experienced students will be considered based on an evaluation of their ability to work at Level 6.

Read more

Course Content

  • Engagement and Assessment in Enhanced Evidence Based Practive (30 Credits)
    Module code: PSY3050
    Core Module Y
  • Evidence Informed Interventions (30 Credits)
    Module code: PSY3049
    Core Module Y
Reading List
  • Creswell (2017) Parent-led CBT for child anxiety: helping parents help their kids
  • Martell and Addis (2004) Overcoming depression one step at a time: the new behavioral activation approach to getting your life back.
  • Bennet-Levy (2004) Oxford guide to behavioural experiments in cognitive therapy.
  • Burton, Pavord and Williams (2014) An introduction to child and adolescent mental health.
  • Carr (2000) What works for children and adolescents? a critical review of psychological interventions with children, adolescents and their families.
  • Cartwright-Hatton (2010) From Timid to Tiger.
  • Cooper, Hooper and Thompson (2005) Child and adolescent mental health: theory and practice.
  • Dogra (2009) A multidisciplinary handbook of child and adolescent mental health for front-line professionals.
  • Friedberg & McClure (2002) Clinical practice of cognitive therapy with children and adolescents: the nuts and bolts.
  • Fuggle, Dusmuir and Curry (2013) CBT with children, young people & families.
  • Gellatly, Bower, Hennessy and Richards (2009) What makes self-help interventions effective in the management of depressive symptoms? Meta-analysis and meta-regression
  • Graham and Reynolds (2013) Cognitive behaviour therapy for children and families
  • Greenberger and Padesky (2016). Mind over mood: change how you feel by changing the way you think

Fees & Funding

TBC


*Course data provided by Unistats

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Updated 06/02/2020

  • The Graduate Certificate in Enhanced Evidence-Based Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health focuses on enhancing skills in assessment. It enables students to work collaboratively with children, young people and families to facilitate shared decision making. It enables the development of skills to deliver brief, low intensity, evidence-based with children and young people with common mental health problems.

    You can contact a member of the IAPT team if you require more information.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Develop a working and critical understanding of common mental health difficulties
    • Develop clinical skills required to assess children, young people and families with a range of mental health problems and to agree on possible next steps
    • Provide essential knowledge and skills necessary to provide an evidenced informed, brief-targeted intervention with children and young people.
  • The aims of this programme are aligned to the aims of NHS England and the UK Government’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) for Children and Young People project (CYP IAPT). This curriculum has been developed as part of the Child and Young People Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme (CYP IAPT), and complements other programmes offered in this training development

    Additional

    Information

    The curriculum

    The EEBP curriculum is designed to develop skills and knowledge to work with children and young people suitable for frontline staff working across different organisations that offer child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS).

  • Given the nature of the work expected as a component of the programme, and its emphasis on local CAMHS transformation, this programme will not be available to international applicants.

    You will need to have a first or second class honours degree from a UK university or international equivalent and applicants should normally have access to a suitable context in which they work with children and young people and to an appropriate supervisor

    Students will normally hold some post 19 educational qualifications. However, suitably experienced students will be considered based on an evaluation of their ability to work at Level 6.

    Read more

    Students whose first language is not English will need to pass The International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

    • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
      for study at postgraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2020
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Engagement and Assessment in Enhanced Evidence Based Practive (30 Credits)
      Module code: PSY3050
      Core Module Y
    • Evidence Informed Interventions (30 Credits)
      Module code: PSY3049
      Core Module Y
      • Creswell (2017) Parent-led CBT for child anxiety: helping parents help their kids
      • Martell and Addis (2004) Overcoming depression one step at a time: the new behavioral activation approach to getting your life back.
      • Bennet-Levy (2004) Oxford guide to behavioural experiments in cognitive therapy.
      • Burton, Pavord and Williams (2014) An introduction to child and adolescent mental health.
      • Carr (2000) What works for children and adolescents? a critical review of psychological interventions with children, adolescents and their families.
      • Cartwright-Hatton (2010) From Timid to Tiger.
      • Cooper, Hooper and Thompson (2005) Child and adolescent mental health: theory and practice.
      • Dogra (2009) A multidisciplinary handbook of child and adolescent mental health for front-line professionals.
      • Friedberg & McClure (2002) Clinical practice of cognitive therapy with children and adolescents: the nuts and bolts.
      • Fuggle, Dusmuir and Curry (2013) CBT with children, young people & families.
      • Gellatly, Bower, Hennessy and Richards (2009) What makes self-help interventions effective in the management of depressive symptoms? Meta-analysis and meta-regression
      • Graham and Reynolds (2013) Cognitive behaviour therapy for children and families
      • Greenberger and Padesky (2016). Mind over mood: change how you feel by changing the way you think
  • TBC

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour