Postgraduate Course: Promotion of Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing (CLPS11006)
|School||School of Health in Social Science
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course will consider models of health promotion and the maintenance of emotional wellbeing. This will encompass public health models and methods of health promotion on an individual and systemic level. Methods of self help and self directed interventions will also be covered.
This course will equip students with knowledge of social, psychological and biological risk and protective factors which inform the promotion of emotional well-being. In addition, there will be an introduction to the wider policy context supporting the promotion of emotion well-being on a national level.
Please note: this course is available to students on the MSc Applied Psychology for Children and Young People programme only.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| Please note: this course is available to students on the MSc Applied Psychology for Children and Young People programme only.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 91,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||1. Online health promotion group project development task.
2. Written individual learning statement.
||Formative feedback will be given on group presentations within teaching sessions.
Summative feedback will be given on the written assignments via Learn.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Critically appraise and apply social and emotional factors in the development of problems in childhood. and adolescents
- Demonstrate a critical understanding of key factors in the development of resilience and the promotion of mental health and wellbeing.
- Use a significant range of self help methods and tools on an individual or group basis.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Taught within set blocks amounting to 10 days of teaching of approximately 6.5 hours per day.
|Course organiser||Dr Fiona Duffy
Tel: (0131 6)51 3935
|Course secretary||Mrs Lorna Sheal
Tel: (0131 6)51 3970