Taught course

Mental health and Well-Being: Multidisciplinary Practice with Young People and Adults

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

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to: hold an appropriate professional qualification relevant to your chosen career (or equivalent) and have at least two years’ practical experience in work with young people or adults since qualification - preferably more; have a first degree, degree equivalent, or evidence of other relevant post-registration education/experience; be in a full-time or part-time post (paid or voluntary) in which you are working with young people and/or adults experiencing difficulties, be they behavioural, emotional or psychological (this may include managing, teaching or supervising staff) where you have a remit to make a difference in your work.

Months of entry


Course content

This innovative, multidisciplinary programme has been designed for all professionals working with adolescents, young people and adults, across all sectors.

This bi-model course holds development throughout the lifespan at its core and is informed by both psychodynamic and systemic theory-based practice models. It introduces the fundamental aspects of young people and adult mental healthcare and practice.

It has been specifically designed to help all those working in this field improve the experience and outcomes for adolescents and adults. It aims to develop your knowledge, skills and practice in working therapeutically with adolescents and adults facing emotional, psychological and mental health difficulties.

If you are working in the field of adolescent or adult mental health, and wish to improve your knowledge, capabilities and your practice, this course is for you.

You might be a practitioner in social work, nursing, education, psychology, a primary mental health, counsellor, community mental health trust worker, drug and alcohol worker, youth worker, adult mental health outreach worker, residential care worker or social care professional working in housing and hostels.

We welcome applications from the statutory, voluntary and private sectors.

Join us at a course specific Open Evening on the 16th May 2016 from 6.00pm- 8.00pm. To register your place, please complete our online booking form.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Please see information on fees and funding for Tavistock and Portman students on our website.

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months

Course contact details

Katie Oliver
+44 (0)20 8938 2213 / 2214