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Child and Adolescent Mental Health: Assessment and Treatment Level 7 7KNIM765

Key information

Subject area:

Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care

Course type:

Assessed Module

Credit level:


Credit value:



8 days spread over 5 weeks

Available course dates:

To be confirmed

Course overview

This module provides an overview of the assessment and treatment of common child and adolescent mental health problems.  Students will develop their clinical skills in relation to assessment and treatment, and also learn about the evidence base for practice in this area. 

What will I achieve?

By the end of the course students will be able to:

  1. To demonstrate advanced clinical skills and a comprehensive understanding of child and adolescent mental health assessment, including a critical awareness of cutting-edge theory and research in the area.
  2. To demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of case formulation, and the ability to develop critiques of current practice.
  3. To demonstrate a comprehensive understanding and critical awareness of theory and research pertaining to child and adolescent mental health treatment, including the ability to critique current practice and develop new hypotheses.
  4. To demonstrate the ability to deal with complex issues in the application of theory to practice both systemically and creatively.

Who will I learn with?

Anita Henderson

Anita Henderson

Lecturer/ Practitioner in Mental Health Nursing

Who is this for?

Qualified Nurses and Allied Healthcare Professionals 

How will I be assessed?

Written Assignment

What is the teaching schedule?

Term 3 -

15/05/2024, 16/05, 22/05, 23/05, 29/05, 30/05, 05/06, 06/06

Course status:

Course closed

Full fee £3100

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