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Strengthening Mental Health Practice

Module codeSWK4414
Start dateFebruary 2020


Studying for this module will help you to reflect on both your current and previous experiences as a practitioner. You will be offered the opportunity to familiarise yourself with the Professional Capabilities Framework and to demonstrate how your practice meets the Standards of Proficiency (SoP) and Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics (SCPE) set out by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the KSS.

Course Content

The aim of the module is to enable qualified social workers and other social care staff to demonstrate that since qualifying, they have built on and extended both their practice and academic competence and capabilities in their practice within a mental health setting. Additionally the module aims to build on your mental health knowledge to an appropriate level to enable you to go on (if you choose) to complete the Approved Mental Health Professional programme.

Teaching dates

  • Wednesday 5 February 2020
  • Wednesday 12 February 2020
  • Wednesday 4 March 2020
  • Wednesday 11 March 2020
  • Wednesday 8 April 2020

How to apply

To apply for this programme you must:

  • be a qualified social worker, nurse, psychologist or occupational therapist
  • have at least 1 year post-qualifying experience

Please email our CPD Social Work Administration team to express an interest in this programme.

Please note, the closing date for applications is Thursday 30 January 2020

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