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Psychology and mental health CPD

Psychology and mental health

We offer a range of CPD courses and events in psychology and mental health.

Whether you want to build up credits to put towards a postgraduate degree or learn about a particular topic through a workshop, our CPD courses and events can help you. Our areas of expertise include forensic mental health, which is represented by our Forensic Academy.

Our CPD courses

Clinical skills


    • Therapeutics (15 credits)
    • Contemporary Issues in Healthcare (15 credits)
    • Advanced History Taking, Clinical and Communication Skills (15 credits)

General mental health and psychiatry

    • Mental Health Issues (15 credits)
    • The Role of the Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) (15 credits)
    • Applied Psychiatry (15 credits)
    • Applied Law and Risk (15 credits)
    • Applied Law and Capacity (15 credits)
    • Overview of Mental Health Legislation (15 credits)
    • Working with Children and Young People with Complex Mental Health Needs (15 credits)
    • Best Interest Assessor (15 credits)

Forensic mental health

    • Clinical Risk Assessment, Formulation and Management (15 credits)
    • Personality Disorder Assessment and Intervention (15 credits)

Postgraduate degrees

We also offer a range of course for professionals who wish to work towards a full postgraduate award (MSc/PGDip/PGCert), including courses in:

  • forensic psychology and mental health
  • dementia 
  • primary mental health care.

Please visit our taught master's section for more details on these courses.

"Suicidal Behaviour in Secure Environments is a very well presented and thoughtful course which will enhance service provision."

Past participant / Suicidal Behaviour in Secure Environments CPD event

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  • National Confidental Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by people with mental illness: @NCISH_UK
  • Forensic Academy: @forensicacademy