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Applied Mental Health Practice PGCert

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Riverside Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    JAN-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

The aim of the course is to produce competent, independent mental health practitioners capable of complex decision making and working with high levels of professional responsibility.

Course overview

This part-time interprofessional course is delivered in collaboration with Cheshire Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) Partnership and incorporates AMHP training. Successful candidates will be eligible to be approved as an AMHP.

Why study this course with us?

Our course structure and content show a strong commitment to the integration of theory and practice, underpinned by a strong value base. The course will build on your graduate and professional experience by immersing you in the multifaceted and rapidly changing face of mental health practice.

The specialist AMHP modules are delivered by Cheshire AMHP Partnership. Nationally recognised mental health speakers, specialist mental health practitioners, academics, service users and carers contribute to the teaching on the course. The AMHP training component also involves undertaking a practice placement within a community mental health setting.

The course will equip you to play a key role in the care and protection of people with mental disorders and to undertake the specific duties of an AMHP.

Assessment

You will be assessed through written assignments, presentations, individual case studies, case discussions, direct observation, and a practice portfolio. The practice elements of the course are assessed by experienced Approved Mental Health Professionals.

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University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

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