Course Description

Applied Clinical Issues – Child & Adolescent Mental Health

University College Cork (UCC)

To provide students with an understanding and critical awareness of the primary issues involved in clinical interventions within child and adolescent mental health settings.

On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Understand the role of clinical psychology in a child and adolescent mental health settings;
?Discuss the emergence of current perspectives in clinical settings;
?Explain the contribution of empirical research to our understanding of psychological dysfunction;
?Describe the commonly presented disorders in a child and adolescent mental health setting;
?Identify appropriate psychological interventions and models of practice for various disorders;
?Evaluate a variety of clinical interventions and describe how they may be tailored to particular patient needs;
?Critically evaluate intervention outcomes.

Course Code AP6155
College Name University College Cork (UCC)
Course Category Childcare, Education, Health Care
Course Location Cork, Ireland
Course Fee POA
Entry Requirements To be considered, applicants should normally have an undergraduate degree in Medicine. Applicants must be registered with the Irish Medical Council and must provide proof of this registration and a birth certificate or valid passport in order to register.
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