Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
During this module the student will build on learning about themselves as student practitioners and their relation to service user needs and aspirations to consider wider issues of Mental Health and its impact within Social Care.
This will include understanding the dynamics of Social Care organisations and services. Students will become familiar with the multiple internal interactions between roles throughout the organisational structure and with key stakeholders. Placement examples will be used to root theoretical learning into Mental Health practice.
Students will also become aware of the wider influences on Mental health provision in support of Social Care and their multiple forms including; law, policy, demography, political ideology. The theme of partnership working will also be prominent in this and students will be challenged to think critically about this and other Mental Health in Social Care issues.
This module will cover the following:
Strengths and challenges of partnership working within and between Mental Health services and organisations
By the end of this module students should be able to:
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