This short course is ideal for teachers, SENCOs, or other educational and care professionals who want to develop their knowledge of how to support children and families in maintaining good mental health. It's been designed in response to strong market demand for practitioners to be given the opportunity to enhance their understanding of evidence-based approaches to supporting those with mental health needs. The course will help you meet the demands and challenges associated with the rising prevalence of SEMH needs nationally, regionally, and locally.
The purpose of the course is to critically examine a range of needs across different phases in education and contexts. You'll explore the challenges associated with defining these needs, both politically and when related to research. You'll also look into the challenges associated with creating effective policy to meet learners with SEMH needs.
You'll have opportunities to critically appraise the factors that can lead to ill mental health in children, young people, and adults, plus those who support them. The course draws on theoretical approaches which can then be applied to different educational contexts, and the assessments are designed to reflect the variety of environments that you work in, helping you to improve.
The course is delivered over ten weeks, with a 3-hour session taking place on-campus in Sunderland each week.
The course will be delivered through a variety of tutor-directed and student-centred learning activities, together with an emphasis on supporting independent self-study and participative learning.
Acquisition of learning outcomes is gained through a combination of taught seminars, directed tasks and tutor-directed study, and independent self-directed study. You'll be encouraged to proactively undertake independent reading both to supplement and consolidate learning, and broaden your individual knowledge.
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To apply for this course, you must already hold an honours degree or equivalent.
The course fees vary depending on your status:
If you're unsure which fee is right for you, please contact CaPE directly.
This information was correct at the time of publication.