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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

Includes:

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

General mental health and psychiatry

    • Critical Decision Making (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)
    • Best Interest Assessor (15 credits)

Forensic mental health

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

See the Forensic Academy page for a full list of events, including Historical Clinical and Risk (HCR-20): version 3, International Personality Disorder Examination (IPDE), Prevent: Counter-Terrorism Strategy, Promoting Risk Interventions by Situational Management (PRISM), Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R) and SAPROF.

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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