At Middlesex we recognise the needs and challenges for mental health practitioners working with children, adolescents and families in a wide range of settings. That's why we have developed this course to be beneficial for professionals from a diverse range of backgrounds including health, education, local authority, volunteering and the independent sector.
Taught by experienced practitioners who remain actively involved at the CAMHS Directorate of the Tavistock Clinic in London, this course will enable you to critically reflect on your current professional practice with young people and families, with valuable opportunities to plan, undertake and discuss sophisticated mental health assessments.
Through a series of lectures, seminars and practical workshops you will develop authoritative clinical leadership approaches in the multidisciplinary and multi-agency field of child, adolescent and family mental health while deepening your applied understanding of emotional and mental development in young people.
Delivered over 20 weekly study days with opportunities for practical assessments in your own workplace, this course will challenge you to explore and evolve your current practice with particular focus on issues of equality, diversity, cultural differences and ethics in child, adolescent and family mental health work.
Armed with this Graduate Certificate you will not only enhance your professional practice and employment prospects but gain substantial academic credits to put towards obtaining a degree.
Devised to enable you to maintain your professional employment while studying, this course is delivered over 20 weekly study days at our state-of-the-art London campus. Using a combination of taught modules and practice based learning in your workplace you will explore the following subjects:
This is a specialist Graduate Certificate course that focuses entirely on mental health work with children, adolescents and families. It comprises of two modules worth a total of 60 credits at Level 6:
These modules maybe taken individually or together to obtain the Graduate Certificate.
Alternatively, you are also able to undertake the Work Based Development and Practice module, which commences in January and September each year, alongside one of the above modules.
These programme awards allow you to undertake one taught module before pursuing your own studies in your workplace, enabling you to develop your own practice while gaining an Advanced Diploma award.
For Infancy, Child and Family Mental Health: Working with Children and Families from 0 to 11 Years of Age:
For Promoting Mental Health in Young People from 11 to 21 Years of Age:
There are several funding options available:
If you are not sponsored by an NHS Trust with which the University has a contract, there is a fee £63 per credit.
For more information for any of these options, including fee rates for self-funding/employer-sponsored students, please visit our dedicated funding page.