The Transcultural Mental Healthcare pathway primarily focuses on cultural capability in health and social care, and provides training in health services research. You will develop a knowledge base derived from anthropological, medical, sociological, epidemiological, pharmacological disciplines, as well as cultural understandings of the presentation, expression and management of psychological distress amongst ethnic minorities. Students undertake a placement related to Transcultural Mental Healthcare for improving reflective practice and complete a research project or systematic literature review on a related topic.
This programme will:
- Allow you to develop a more advanced understanding of the basis of assessment, diagnosis, formulation and care management of psychological disorders in general, and then in diverse racial, ethnic and cultural groups drawing on cultural psychiatry, social sciences and allied disciplines
- Give you access to an academic programme that prepares you to be a competent practitioner, able to deliver effective mental health treatments for people with psychological problems
- Develop your knowledge of research methods and systematic and critical review techniques
- Develop and give you access to a network of mental health professionals and established academics.