Taught course

Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Well-Being: Multidisciplinary Practice

Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust · Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust

Entry requirements

In order to undertake this course, we ask that you:

  • hold an appropriate professional qualification relevant to your chosen career
  • have at least two years’ practical experience in working with children and families since qualification
  • have an undergraduate degree, degree equivalent, or evidence of other relevant post-registration education/experience
  • are in a full-time or part-time post (paid or voluntary) in which you are working with children and/or families experiencing difficulties be they behavioral, emotional or psychological where you have a remit to make a difference in your work.

Months of entry


Course content

This award winning part time course will introduce you to the fundamental aspects of child, adolescent and family mental healthcare and practice, informed by psychodynamic, systemic and child development theories. The course was awarded the "Excellence in multi-professional education and training 2014" by Health Education North Central and East London.

On this course you will learn through theoretical seminars and lectures, infant observation and/ or family observation, work practice discussions, experiential groups, personal tutorials and a four-day group relations conference. All teaching takes place in multidisciplinary groups. As part of the course, you will have the opportunity to attend a specially designed, multidisciplinary group relations conference entitled 'Exploring the Complex Realities of Inter-agency Working', which seeks to explore the difficulties and benefits of interdisciplinary and inter-agency work.

Fees and funding

We are happy to offer a range of ways to pay your fees, as well as some funding for specific courses.

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 8938 2213