Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences


Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (PGDipHSc) in Child and Adolescent Mental Health is designed for graduates in medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, psychology, or social work who are wishing to further develop their skills and knowledge in this field. Areas of focus include child and adolescent development, psychopathology, assessment and case studies.

This specialisation is offered by the School of Medicine. Courses in this specialisation are offered in a Distance learning format

Students are required to enrol in, and complete, the following courses:

30 points from:

  • PSYCHIAT 740 - Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (15 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 747 - Child and Adolescent Development (15 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 768 - Assessment, Formulation and Treatment Planning in Child and Adolescent Mental Health (30 Points)

 15 points:

  • PSYCHIAT 741 - Therapy in Child and Adolescent Mental Health - Theory (15 Points)

A research methods course from:

and a further 60 points from:

  • PSYCHIAT 740 - Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (15 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 747 - Child and Adolescent Development (15 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 768 - Assessment, Formulation and Treatment Planning in Child and Adolescent Mental Health (30 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 769 - CBT with Children, Adolescents and their Families 1 (15 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 770 - CBT with Children, Adolescents and their Families 2 (15 Points)

or

a further minimum of 30 points from PSYCHIAT 740, 747, 768-772  and up to 30 points from other courses approved by the Head of the School of Medicine.

 

Regulations


Detailed information on admission criteria, programme structure and content, and the schedule of courses can be found in the University Calendar regulations for the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences. These should also be read in conjunction with the University's General Regulations - Postgraduate Diplomas.


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