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Intermediate Course in Systemic Practice

Programme code:ND-SYP/INTMUCAS code:
Duration:12 Months Method of Attendance: Part Time
Programme manager:Phil Arthington Contact

Total credits: 30

Entry requirements:

Graduate level professional training in a mental health or social care related discipline e.g. nursing, psychiatry, social work, clinical psychology or with a related professional qualification and experience via professional APEL route.

IELTS 7.0 overall, with no less than 6.5 in any component.

Association for Family Therapy accredited Foundation level training or equivalent via APEL

Applicants must be working in a setting suitable to undertake the Systemic Practice requirement of 60 hours of systemic practice during the year. The practice requirement must be supported by the agency and have suitable clinical supervision arrangements and facility to record with client consent one session (visual or audio) of clinical practice for assessment purposes.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

School of Medicine

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

School of Medicine Postgraduate Examination Board

Professional Body Offering Accreditation:

The Association for Family Therapy and Systemic Practice

Programme specification:

This part time course builds on the knowledge and use of theory and practice in Systemic Family Therapy achieved on the foundation level courses. It concentrates on the development of therapeutic skills with families, couples and individuals and focuses on the application of systemic theory and practice in participants' work contexts. The training programme includes lectures, workshops, small group work, practice exercises and role play. Course members are expected to undertake 60 hours of systemic practice in their current professional setting and to present case material for consultation.

The course is accredited by Association for Family Therapy and Systemic Practice and successful completion of the course meets the training requirement for application to the MSc in Family Therapy

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[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

The programme is a single module non-degree programme with a duration of 12 months

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory module:
FAMT5340 Intermediate Course in Systemic Practice

FAMT5340MIntermediate Course in Systemic Practice30 credits1 Sep to 31 Aug (12mth)

Last updated: 29/04/2022 15:43:51


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