Post Graduate Diploma in
Child and Adolescent
Mental Health and therapy

 

Post-Graduate Diploma
DL/FT/Weekends

 

English
1 Year


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The Post Graduate Diploma in child and adolescent mental health and therapy is designed for professionals working in child and adolescent mental health services. It will enable you to develop the skills and knowledge to critically evaluate approaches to mental health and transform care.
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Medium: English
  • Programme of study: Distance learning and Weekends
  • Fees per semester: Ugandans Tuition, UGX 2,400, 000/= per semester

    International Students, USD 1000$, per semester

Entry Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree in the Biological, Sociocultural, and Behavioral domain such as Medicine, Nursing, Social Work Psychology, Nutrition, Counseling, Public Health, Education etc

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Course Objectives

It will help you:
  • Promote child and adolescent mental health, identifying needs and recognizing which therapeutic interventions are appropriate and why.
  • Gain the skills, knowledge and awareness of child and adolescent psychological development.
  • Learn to provide collaborative and compassionate care and support for children and adolescents.
  • Maintain the balance between working collaboratively while maintaining safe professional boundaries.
  • The course uses a sound evidence-base to prepare you for a career in a specialist workforce, where the development of ethical and culturally-sensitive practice and the placement of the child, young person and their career are at the Centre of decision-making and service re-design.

Career opportunities

Graduates can find employment in a variety of settings including community health and community services organizations, the health professions, rehabilitation providers, Educational institutions , child protection, family support counseling services, allied clinics and services, and private practice.

This Post Graduate Diploma in child and adolescent mental health and therapy will help you advance your career within services for children, young people, and their families and careers. It has been specifically developed for professionals from a variety of sectors, including: Healthcare, Education, Social Care, Nursing, Allied Health Professions. It will prepare you for a fulfilling and rewarding career in child and adolescent mental health.

Program Structure

In this one-year program students undertake a total of eight units of study consisting of seven coursework units and one placement unit.

Semester 1

CODE
COURSE NAME
CAMHP1101
Psychological Development (Child and adolescent Development)
CAMHP1102
Child and Adolescent psychopathology
CAMHP1103
Contemporary issues in mental health
CAMHP1104
Drugs, Alcohol and Addictions
CAMHP1105
Advanced Research Methods

Semester 2

CODE
COURSE NAME
CAMHP1201
Child and Adolescent Mental Health: Therapeutic Approaches & The Evidence-Base
CAMHP1202
Liaison mental health care
CAMHP1203
Child Protection :Working with Risk & Resilience
CAMHP1204
Risk Assessment and Management across the life span
CAMHP1205
Advanced Data analysis Methods

RECESS TERM

CODE
COURSE CONTENT
CAMHP1301
Field attachment/Practicum and Supervision
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