Mental Health - Child, Adolescent and Family (M.Sc. / P.Grad.Dip)

M.Sc/PGDip – 2 years part time/PG Cert -1 year part time


This course is designed to enhance the collaboration between disciplines working with children, adolescents and families with mental health problems. Participants on this course will come from a variety of professions: nursing; medicine; occupational therapy; speech and language therapy; social work; psychology; psychotherapy; teaching and education services. Students are required to attend clinical practice placements, undertake clinical competency assessments and complete a clinical portfolio
For information on this course please visit the School of Nursing & Midwifery website

Course Details

Next Intake

September 2022

Course Coordinator

Dr John Dinsmore

Closing Date

30th June 2022

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Admission Requirements

Candidates for this course will be currently working in mental health/mental illness field; and in the case of the Child, adolescent and family strand, be working in child, adolescent and family mental health services and have a minimum of one year's recent experience in the area of mental health/mental illness; and in the case of the child, adolescent and family strand, be currently employed in the area of mental health/mental illness/child, adolescent and family services and have Garda clearance for working with children and adolescents. Candidates will also normally hold an honors degree in a relevant discipline; or otherwise satisfy the selection panel that they have the ability to complete and benefit from the course.

Course Fees

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Telephone Number

+353-1-896 3005


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