The Applied Mental Health Practice programme offered by the University of Chester 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 Applied Mental Health Practice with us?
The course structure and content shows 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.
- Work Related Professional Skills
- Cognitive Behavioural Interventions
- Mental Health Law and Policy
- Critical Perspectives on Mental Health
- Legal Processes in Mental Health Practice
- Diversity in Mental Health
- Learning and Assessment in Practicel
- Preparation for Approved Mental Health Professional Practice
- Best Interests Assessor Training
- 36 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
UK/EU: The course is available to:
- Registered social workers
- First level nurses – their field of practice being mental health or learning disabilities nursing
- Occupational therapists
- Chartered psychologists
Applicants will have two years’ post-registration experience and be nominated and supported by their employer.
Living costs for Chester
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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