PRINCIPLES OF MENTAL HEALTH PRACTICE - 2018/9

Module code: NUR2147

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

SMITH A Ms (Health Sci.)

Number of Credits: 15

ECTS Credits: 7.5

Framework: FHEQ Level 5

JACs code: B760

Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A

Module Availability

Crosses academic years

Module content

Week 1: Assessment and Engagement

Learning Outcomes: 2 & 5

 

Pre-reading

Hayne, H. (2009) Psychiatric diagnosis: living the experience. In: Barker, P. (ed.) Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. The craft of caring. Boca Raton, Florida, USA: CRC Press.

 

Post-reading

National Institute for health and Clinical Excellence (2007) Drug Misuse: Psychosocial Interventions. London: NICE.

 

Care Planning

Learning Outcomes: 2 & 5

 

Pre-reading

Barker, P. (2009) Assessment methods. In: Barker, P. (ed.) Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. The craft of caring. Boca Raton, Florida, USA: CRC Press.

 

Post-reading

Ellis, D. (2009) Nursing diagnosis. In: Barker, P. (ed.) Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. The craft of caring. Boca Raton, Florida, USA: CRC Press.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Extra: History of the Asylum

Plus, watch the video on Surrey Learn

Learning Outcome: 1

 

Pre-reading

*Clarke, L. (2009) The care and confinement of the mentally ill. In: Barker, P. (ed.) Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. The craft of caring. Boca Raton, Florida, USA: CRC Press.

 

Post-reading

Porter, R. (2002) Madness. A Brief History. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 

Week 2: Psychological Theories of Engagement

Learning Outcomes: 2 & 4

 

Pre-reading

Mearns, D., & Thorne, B. (2007.) Client-Centred Counselling in Action. 3rd Edition. London: Sage Publications. Read chapter 1.

 

Post-reading

Rogers, C. (1951) Client Centred Therapy. London: Constable Robinson Ltd. Read chapter 1.

 

Motivational Interviewing

Learning Outcomes: 2 & 4

 

Post-reading

Learning Outcomes:

 

Pre-reading

Miller, W., & Rollnick, S. (2013) Motivational Interviewing. Helping People Change. London: The Guildford Press. Read chapters 1, 2 & 3, pp3-36.

 

 

Post-reading

Rosengren, D. (2009) Building Motivational Interviewing Skills. A Practitioner Workbook. London: The Guildford Press. Read chapter 3

 

Week 3: Solution Focused Therapies

Learning Outcomes: 2 & 4

 

Pre-reading

*Webster, D. (2009) Using solution-focussed approaches. In: Barker, P. (ed.) Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing: The Craft of Caring. 2nd Edition.  London: CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group.

 

Post-reading

Ratner, H., George, E., & Iveson, C. (2012) Solution Focused Brief Therapy: 100 Key Points and Techniques. London: Routledge. Read chapter 27.

 

Mindfulness

Learning Outcomes: 2 & 4

 

Pre-reading

*Campbell, M. (2009) Mindfulness. In: Barker, P. (ed.) Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing: The Craft of Caring. 2nd Edition. London: CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group.

 

Post-reading

Williams, M., & Penman, D. (2011) Mindfulness. A Practical Guide in a Frantic World. London: Piatkus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 4: Perinatal Mental Health

Learning Outcomes: 2 & 3

 

Pre-reading

*Hanley, J. (2015) Listening Visits in Perinatal Mental Health. A Guide for Health Professionals and Support Workers. Abingdon, Oxfordshire: Taylor & Francis. (Chapters 1 & 2)

 

Post-reading

*Martin C. (2011) Perinatal Mental Health. A Clinical Guide. Keswick: MK Update Ltd. (Chapters 1 & 37).

 

Suicide and Self-Harm

Learning Outcomes: 2 & 3

 

Pre-reading

*Cutcliffe, J. (2009) Assessing risk of suicide and self-harm. In: Barker, P. (ed.) Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. The craft of caring. Boca Raton, Florida, USA: CRC Press.

 

Post-reading

*Santa Mina, E., & Gallop, R. (2009) The person who is suicidal. In: Barker, P. (ed.) Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. The Craft of Caring. London: CRC Press Taylor Francis Group.

 

Week 5: Nutrition and Mental Health

Learning Outcomes: 2 & 3

 

Pre-reading

*Leyse-Wallace, R. (2013) Nutrition and Mental Health. London: Boca Raton, CRC Press. (Chapters 7, 8 & 9)

 

 

Post-reading

*Watts, M. (2008) Nutrition and Mental Health. A Handbook. Brighton & Hove: Pavilion Publishing. (Chapters  1 & 2)

 

Formative practice

Learning Outcome: 4

 

Week 6: Evaluation & Formative assessment

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT 100

Alternative Assessment

N/A

Assessment Strategy

Module aims

  • The module aims to enable you as a learner to explore and understand core skills, themes and concepts of mental health practice.

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
1 Describe the key historical, sociological, philosophical and political influences on contemporary health care provision
2 Understand the principles of assessment, care planning and therapeutic interventions   in mental health care
3 Understand the underpinning theories of groups, teams and families from a broad range of theoretical perspectives
4 Develop confidence in and knowledge of core therapeutic skills through rehearsal, simulation and live supervision
5 Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of key principles of psychosocial assessment

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Overall student workload

Methods of Teaching / Learning

Indicated Lecture Hours (which may also include seminars, tutorials, workshops and other contact time) are approximate and may include in-class tests where one or more of these are an assessment on the module. In-class tests are scheduled/organised separately to taught content and will be published on to student personal timetables, where they apply to taken modules, as soon as they are finalised by central administration. This will usually be after the initial publication of the teaching timetable for the relevant semester.

Reading list

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