The Department of Mental Health and Social Work is an innovative and thriving centre of academic excellence in Mental Health and Social Work training.
Our academic staff are comprised of qualified social workers, nurses, and professionals from other related fields, such as psychology, social policy, anthropology and sociology. The teaching teams all hold or are working towards Postgraduate Certificates in Higher Education and are members of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), with many holding Senior Fellowships.
Our innovative programmes and curricula have been developed by a range of academic experts, practitioners, clinicians and service users, who in addition to general knowledge and competency in mental health and social work, have a number of specialisms including but not limited to:
Addictions / problematic substance use
Perinatal mental health
Mental health and social work law
Psychosocial interventions such as CBT, motivational interviewing