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Postgraduate Module Descriptor


ERPM008: Children and Young People's Mental Health

This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level7
Credits15 ECTS Value7.5
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Dr Darren Moore (Convenor)

Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

Recent NHS Digital data showed that 1 in 8 young people had some form of diagnosable mental health condition and that this is a risk factor for a range of negative outcomes. This module will introduce you to the key mental health and wellbeing issues which children and young people face in contemporary society. This might include a focus on depression, anxiety and self-harm, but also childhood vulnerability, adverse childhood experiences, trauma, self-esteem and loss. It also considers the context, behaviour and features in education that impact on children and young people’s mental health.

This is a compulsory module on the MSc Psychology Conversion programme. There are no pre-requisites to this module.

Module created

01/05/2020

Last revised

07/09/2020