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Working in mental health can be demanding but rewarding. Gain the skills to become an approved mental health professional (AMHP) who practises safely and effectively.
As an AMHP, you will need to act independently and assertively, taking accountability for the decisions you make. Accredited by the Health & Care Professions Council, your course will give you the skills to be an effective practitioner with a comprehensive understanding of current legislation. By looking at issues such as asylum, substance misuse and how adult mental health relates to child protection, you will be well prepared for the responsibilities of the role.
This course is aimed at qualified social workers, mental health nurses, learning disability nurses, occupational therapists and psychologists, and it provides an
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Applicants should have at least a second class Honours degree, hold a recognised professional qualification in Social Work, Nursing, Occupational Therapy or Psychology and be a registered Social Worker, First Level Mental Health or Learning Disability Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Chartered Psychologist. All applicants should be supported by their employer with agreed access to an appropriate practice placement.
They are also required to submit a 1500 words on a recent piece of mental health practice, including a critical and reflective account of the practice, referencing relevant theory, policy and legislation.
All suitable candidates will be required to attend an interview.
Whatever your motivation for pursuing postgraduate study, here at Leeds Beckett we can support you every step of the way. Whether you want to enhance your chances for promotion, learn new skills for a change of career or explore a subject purely for the love of it, with more than 190 postgraduate courses we can help you fulfil your ambitions.Read more
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