Department of Mental Health and Social Work

The Department of Mental Health and Social Work is an innovative an thriving centre of academic excellence in Mental Health and Social Work training. We are consistently voted as number one in London for Social Work in the Complete University Guide and top five for Mental Health Nursing.

Our academic staff are professionally qualified social workers, nurses and professionals of related fields, such as psychology. They all hold Postgraduate Certificates in Higher Education, with many holding Senior Fellowships with the Higher Education Academy.

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:

  • Dementia
  • Dual diagnosis
  • CBT
  • Comorbidities
  • Neonatal mental health
  • Co-production
  • LGBTQIA
  • Transcultural competence
  • Prevention and management of violence and aggression

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