Values, Ethics and Evidence Informed Practice
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 2020/21
|Indicative price for stand-alone module||
Home / EU student: £690
International students: £1,160 - this is part-time study and therefore cannot provide sponsorship for Tier 4.
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:
• 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
This module is delivered at our City Campus
This module is planned to commence delivery in September 2020 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.
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