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Improving Access to Psychological Therapies in Primary Care, Postgraduate Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) ,
Meet NICE guidelines for supporting those with depression and anxiety disorders on LJMU's Improving Access to Psychological Therapies in Primary Care course. Improving Access to Psychological Therapies in Primary Care programme is offered at Liverpool John Moores University.

About

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies in Primary Care programme at Liverpool John Moores University programme is built around the bio-psychosocial model of mental health and wellbeing and will provide you with the knowledge and skills to: work within primary care settings and deliver a range of low intensity, evidence-based interventions. These include: cognitive behavioural interventions; collaborative case management; social interventions (including employment and occupational) and structured pharmacological support.

Career

The engagement, assessment, decision-making and evaluation skills acquired on the programme, will allow you to work as a Mental Health Practitioner in a primary health setting. Past graduates have also gone on to work in psychological wellbeing, clinical psychology and high intensity therapy. There is also the option to undertake further study in this area.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evidence Based Low Intensity Treatments for Common Mental Health Disorders 
  • Engagement and Assessment of Patients with Common Mental Health Problems 
  • Values, Diversity and Context 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • to be employed as a psychological wellbeing practitioner trainee within a primary care setting
plus
  • an honours degree (minimum 2:2) or equivalent in a health or social care-related subject from a recognised institution
or
  • an approved and relevant postgraduate qualification (minimum Postgraduate Diploma or equivalent - 120 credits at Masters Level)
or
  • evidence of previous advanced study, research or professional experience, which the University accepts as qualifying the candidate for entry

Tuition Fee

  • To be confirmed

Living costs for Liverpool

  • 556 - 1040 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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