This is a change management module. You'll focus on an idea to help support people with mental health issues and/or their carers in the community; for example a weekly support group for carers of people with dementia and how this would potentially be implemented.
Collaborative working involves a range of stakeholders and organisations. The inclusion of service users and their families and carers in decision making has been a major shift in care delivery, as has the move from a medical model to a social model.
Underpinning this is the emphasis on recovery principles and not symptom management. The development of peer workers in the UK has also led to recognition of how individuals who have experience of mental health problems can contribute to the recovery of others.
You’ll learn through blended learning, beginning with two days of face-to-face sessions at Chelmsford campus, comprising lectures and workshops. The remainder of the module will be taught online, via our VLE and will utilise discussion boards, e-tivities and guided reading.
Individual tutorial support is available either face-to-face and/or by email or telephone.
You can take this module as part of our MSc Mental Health course.
Please note that dates and delivery method(s) may be subject to change, in line with the latest Covid-19 guidelines, as necessary to ensure the safety of all.
The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care is the largest in ARU, with over 7,000 students. Our Faculty is teeming with expertise and primed to meet the demand for creating health professionals, teachers, doctors, scientists and educators for the three districts we serve: Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough.
We have been training undergraduates for professional roles for over 25 years, with a reputation for quality, dedication and ambition balanced with student satisfaction.
We know that to give our students the very best experiential learning, prior to getting into the workplace, simulation is second to none, for safe, realistic, learning environments. We have invested heavily in purpose built simulated wards, science labs and skills space, to support our students through their learning.
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Short course continuing professional development (12 weeks)
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