Psychosocial Interventions for Contemporary Professional Practice

For Nurse/Midwives/Health & Social Care Professionals.

Course Description
The aim of this 1 year level 9 part-time programme is to contribute to building confident recovery-orientated practitioners by equipping learners with the knowledge and skills to apply psychosocial interventions safely, effectively and appropriately with service users and their families/carers within their scope of professional practice.

The programme is a Level 9 blended learning programme. The programme is facilitated over two semesters.

Who Should Apply?
This course is designed for nurses/ midwives, medical doctors and health and social care professionals who have a primary degree and registered with a recognised professional body appropriate to their field.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirement
- Nurses/midwives, medical doctors, and health and social care professionals (HSCPs) who have a primary degree and registered with a recognised professional body appropriate to their field.

- Currently employed in a professional practice setting in which the utilisation of the course material can contribute to quality care.

- Currently employed in a professional role with a scope of practice which is congruent with the utilisation of the course material within a clinical practice context.

- Due to the blended learning delivery within this course students should have access to a PC / Mac, a headset with a mic, and a broadband internet connection from home, so as to be able to fully participate in the course.

- Basic IT skills essential.

Applicants who do not have a Level 8 qualification may apply for entry to the programme in accordance with the procedures outlined in the DkIT Recognition of Prior Learning policy. Candidates may be interviewed.

Subjects taught

- Theoretical Principles Underpinning Psychosocial Interventions
- Application of Psychosocial Interventions in Professional Practice

Duration

2 semesters.

Course Delivery
The course is delivered over two semesters using a blended learning format that combines face to face classes with online delivery.

Enrolment dates

Starting Date Thursday 30th January 2020

Post Course Info

Career Opportunities
The aim of this programme is to facilitate nurses/midwives, health and social care professionals, and medical doctors in the development of an appropriate level of knowledge, skill, and attitude in the principles of psychosocial interventions. It is envisaged that this will contribute to building confident recovery orientated practitioners

More details
  • Qualifications

    Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Blended

  • Apply to

    Course provider