Specialist Practice - Mental Health Psychosocial Interventions

Trinity College Dublin

Specialist Practice - Mental Health Psychosocial Interventions

Course Description
The aim of the Psychosocial Interventions strand of this programme is to strengthen and develop participants' knowledge and skills by providing them with in-depth and advanced knowledge, psychological and social skills and interventions for people who experience psychosis or related experiences. The design of the strand is such that it enhances the collaboration between disciplines. Each element of the strand provides the student with an option of including a clinical dimension for advanced practice requirements.

Subjects taught

Structure & Delivery
Year One
Commences with a full week in September and thereafter one or two days per week for the remainder of the academic year (depending on whether the course is being undertaken full-time or part-time).

Year Two
Attendance at workshops throughout the academic year

A blended learning approach is utilised in the delivery of theoretical content which includes lectures, group discussions and self-directed learning. The assessment process is a combination of written and practical assignments.

Course Content

Postgraduate Certificate in Mental Health Psychosocial Interventions
NU7412 Deconstructing Theoretical Perspectives on Human Distress (10)
NU7418 Working with People Who Experience Psychosis or Related Experiences (10)
NU7419 Inter-Professional Family Work (10)

Entry requirements

The criteria for admission are that the candidate must
currently engaged in the mental health / mental illness field
normally hold an honours degree in a relevant discipline or otherwise satisfy the selection panel that they have the ability to complete and benefit from the programme

Those applying to do the PSI or CAFMH Diploma or MSc must be registered in clinical practice and have access to a clinical caseload

Application dates

Closing Date: 31st March 2023


1 year part-time.

Enrolment dates

Next Intake: September 2019

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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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