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Values, Ethics and Evidence Informed Practice

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Introduction

This module explores values, ethics and the research base of current interventions in mental health practice.

Who the module is aimed at

Post-qualified professionals who wish to extend their knowledge and skills in applying mental health and associated law in practice.

Benefits of taking the module to the individual, the organisation and the patient

You will gain an in-depth exploration of values and ethics, research findings that underpin current mental health knowledge and practice. Patients benefit from workers updating their knowledge and skills.

What you learn

You will gain up to date knowledge from a range of experts on how practitioners can provide effective and safe interventions helping patients towards recovery.

General areas covered

  • Service users and carers perspectives
  • Value base of culturally competent service provision
  • Ethical dilemmas balancing risks, rights and responsibilities
  • Critical evaluation of research base underpinning current practice

Skills gained for the workplace, technical skills or academic skills 

You will learn to apply interventions in a way which reflects sound value base, service user and carer involvement within a multi-disciplinary arena.

Unique or interesting features

The learning material is written and delivered by a vibrant team with presentations delivered by specialist practitioners including: Specialist Approved Mental Health Professionals (e.g. substance use), Psychiatrists, Pharmacologists, service users and carers.

Fees and Funding for 2019/20

Indicative price for stand-alone module

Home / EU student: £670

International students: £1,125 - this is part-time study and therefore cannot provide sponsorship for Tier 4.

Funding

This module attracts Learning Beyond Registration/Specialist Skills and Post Registration Development (LBR/SSPRD) funding by the following schemes:

How to apply

To apply for a self-funded place, please complete and return the application form below:


To apply for a Learning Beyond Registration/Specialist Skills and Post Registration Development (LBR/SSPRD) funded place, please complete and return the relevant application form below:

Further information and LBR/SSPRD online application form

  • Entry requirements

    • Relevant professional qualification including: Social Work, Mental Health Nursing, Learning Disability Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Midwifery 

    • Relevant work experience: 2 years post-qualifying experience working with people with mental health conditions 

    • Relevant workplace opportunities and organisational support: access to work with people with mental health conditions

  • Attendance

    Delivery Method:

    This module is delivered at our City Campus

    View our statement on notional study hours »

    Provisional timetable

    This module is planned to commence delivery in September 2019 with induction taking place w/c 16th September and teaching commencing w/c 23rd September 2019 with attendance at the University for one day per week for five weeks.

    This module and the 'Mental Health Law and Policy' module run concurrently. Students usually complete both modules at the same time, therefore, you will be at University for three days per week for five weeks.

    View our statement on timetable changes »

  • Assessment

    Module assessment is made up of one or more assessment tasks. The assessment task(s) for this module are:

    • Written Assignment

    Successful completion of this module will earn you 15 level 7 credits

Further details

For further information please contact the module leader Michael Grant - m.grant@shu.ac.uk or contact the student experience team:

(0114) 225 2373
SocialWorkStudies@shu.ac.uk

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