Therapeutic Interventions for Mental Health Recovery


15 credits at level 6 (Degree) or 15 credits at level 7 (Masters)

This module aims to equip practitioners with a repertoire of therapeutic skills that can be used within everyday mental health practice. These interventions should support service users and carers to understand and make meaningful changes to their lived experience of mental health problems and so promote their recovery.

The core curriculum includes:

  • Understanding outcomes and therapeutics in mental health recovery
  • Formulation and shared understandings of mental health
  • Enhancing commitment and motivation
  • Facilitating therapeutic group activity
  • Coaching and supporting self management
  • Problem solving and behavioural activation
  • Using dialogue and guided discovery.

To successfully pass the module students are required to participate in a group based formulation and submit a short piece of reflective writing.

This module is available at under-graduate degree level 6 and Masters level 7. The level 6 is suitable for registered health professionals with diploma level qualifications and the level 7 is suggested for those with degree level qualifications . These credits can be used towards the new MSc Advanced Clinical Practice which is pending validation , due to commence June 2014.

Level 6: UG level. 15 credits.

The assessment strategy aims to be both for learning and of learning. It incorporates lecturer, peer and service user feedback into these processes in a way that should be largely replicated in practice settings.

Students are required to demonstrate the learning outcomes at Level 6.

Pass Mark =40%

The assessment has two parts:

Part 1. Practical group-based activity based on clinical scenarios (weighting 50%).

Part 2. Students will be required to submit a short reflective report with a word count of 2000 words (weighting 50%).

Level 7: Masters level. 15 credits.

The assessment strategy aims to be both for learning and of learning. It incorporates lecturer, peer and service user feedback into these processes in a way that should be largely replicated in practice settings.

Students are required to demonstrate the learning outcomes at Level 6.

Pass Mark =50%

The assessment has two parts:

Part 1. Practical group-based activity based on clinical scenarios (weighting 50%).

Part 2. Students will be required to submit a short reflective report with a word count of 2500 words (weighting 50%).

Course Dates:

8 weeks in duration, 1 day per week at university.

Contact Dates:

Applicants applying for LBR funding should be registered health professionals and those wishing to study at Masters level will be required to provide evidence of their academic achievements to date.

Further details, Email: lbr@lincoln.ac.uk