Credit value: 20 M Level credits for the introductory module (Policy, Practice and Evidence in Mental Health); 60 M Level credits for Post Graduate Certificate: Approved Mental Health Professional.
The credits from these modules can be put towards the MA in Advanced Social Work (180 credits).
This course is regulated by Social Work England.
Submission of summative assessed work:
SWK 7011A: 3000-word Essay (hand in 11th Jan 2023)
SWK 7009B: 4000-word Case Study and Self-Appraisal (hand in 18th May 2023)
SWK 7010B: Portfolio (hand in 18th May 2023) and Law Test (8th May 2023)
Applications are open to registered social workers, mental health/learning disability nurses, occupational therapists and clinical psychologists with at least two year’s post-qualified experience who are supported to undertake this course. Most participants are sponsored by their Local Authority and potential applicants should contact their agency representative about this.
For Norfolk County Council contact Amanda Key.
For Suffolk County Council contact Dee Mustin.
Introductory Module (required):
SWK-7011A: Policy, Practice and Evidence in Mental Health - 20 credits, part time, taken in autumn. This provides AMHP candidates with a foundation for the core AMHP modules. There is a separate flyer for this module as it is also available as a stand-alone module.
Core AMHP modules:
SWK-7009B AMHP module 1 - 20 credits, taken in spring
SWK- 7010B AMHP module 2 - 40 credits, taken in spring
These two modules are full time from 1st February 2023 -18th May 2023 and include a placement.