King's College London
Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience
Child & Adolescent Mental Health
A programme for international and UK-based psychiatrists, paediatricians, and psychologists, which aims at developing knowledge, skills and research methodologies relating to child psychiatry, child development, therapeutic interventions and service models. Students develop clinical skills, and are able to contribute to culturally sensitive and clinically effective services through relevant research, including health service development research. Key taught areas include modules on research methodology and statistics; research relating to child development; aetiology of child and adolescent disorders; the psychological and physical treatments for emotional, behavioural and developmental disorders in children and young people. Students will complete a research project for their degree which could use quantitative or qualitative methodologies. Additionally students will develop their skills in diagnosis, formulation and planning therapeutic interventions, service design, monitoring and evaluation. Clinical placements within CAMHS teams are arranged for students on the course.
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Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large City