City, University of London: Child and Adolescent Mental Health (Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care)

InstitutionCity, University of London View institution profile
Department School of Health Sciences View department profile
Study type Taught


Developed in consultation with the national charity YoungMinds, and designed for professionals working in child and adolescent mental health services, this MSc will enable you to develop the skills and knowledge to critically evaluate approaches to mental health, transform care and help you advance your career within services for children, young people, and their families and carers.

This MSc can prepare you for a fulfilling and rewarding career in child and adolescent mental health.

This course aims to help you:

- Gain the skills, knowledge and awareness of child and adolescent psychological development.

- Promote child and adolescent mental health, identifying needs and recognising which therapeutic interventions are appropriate and why.

- Learn to provide collaborative and compassionate care and support for children and adolescents.

- Understand early identification, risk management and resilience.

- Develop your knowledge of assessment and evidence-based psychosocial interventions and contemporary issues in child and adolescent mental health.

- Enhance your ability to critically evaluate and reflect on your work or the work of others who care for individuals and families where there are significant concerns and vulnerability.

- Maintain the balance between working collaboratively while maintaining safe professional boundaries.


City, University of London
School Health Sciences

City University London, School of Community and Health Sciences1st in London and 2nd in the UK for Health Professions, and 2nd in London for Nursing and Midwifery (Guardian League Table, 2018)

Welcome to the School of Health Sciences, City, University of London - a leading provider of healthcare education and applied healthcare research, offering outstanding teaching and clinical facilities in the heart of London.

Postgraduate students learn with academic staff who are clinical practitioners and engaged in interdisciplinary research across the fields of nursing, midwifery, long-term care, health policy, management and research, optometry, public health, radiography and language and communication science. This ...

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