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Education Mental Health Practitioner PGDip

University of Southampton    Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences

Part time January PGDip 1 Year 31 January 2023

About the course

Provide low intensity CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) interventions for children, young people and their parents or carers. Support common mental health problems including anxiety, low mood and behavioural difficulties on this Education Mental Health Practitioner PGDip.

Gain the skills to work in education settings and assist schools with their mental health strategies. When you successfully complete the course you'll be qualified to practice.

The role of an Educational Mental Health Practitioner (EMHP) was developed to improve access to high quality mental health support for children and young people within education settings.

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Entry Requirements

You cannot apply for the course directly without applying for the role of a trainee EMHP. To learn more about these roles visit View Website

You’ll need a 2:2 degree in any subject and experience of working or volunteering with children and young people in a mental health context.

We consider professional experience in these fields:

mental health


This course is fully funded by the NHS through Health Education England (HEE).

Please see the university website for further information on fees for this course.

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