MSc Psychoanalytic Observation and Reflective Practice: Therapeutic Work With Children and Young People
Psychoanalytic Observation and Reflective Practice: Therapeutic Work With Children and Young People (TWCYP)
This modular course offers an in-depth understanding of infants’, children’s and adolescents’ emotional and personality development, the significance of primary relationships and their relevance to working with these age groups and their families.
- MSc Psychoanalytic Observation and Reflective Practice: Therapeutic Work With Children and Young People.
- Certified by University of Strathclyde and Human Development Scotland.
- The course is flexible, allowing modules to be taken singly or in combination, and is taught in small, multi-disciplinary groups.
- The modular structure allows students to progress at their own pace to complete the whole course to Masters level or particular modules only.
- Completing the course requires a minimum of two years part-time study for the Diploma and three years part-time study for the Masters.
- Students wishing to complete the qualification in the minimum time should allocate the equivalent of two days per week, one for attending course seminars over three 10-week terms per year, and one for completing the associated course work.
- It forms the pre-clinical part of the training in Child & Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and some students choose to progress to this training.
- Course teaching currently takes place on Wednesdays from 13:00 to 18:30.
- Teaching takes place at the HDS training suite in central Glasgow.
- A professional qualification requiring a minimum of one year’s training in: health; social work; education or child care e.g. residential or community care, counselling or the ‘therapies’, etc.
- One year (minimum) post-qualifying experience in work with children, young people and their families.
- Graduates who have undertaken considerable relevant voluntary work during their undergraduate years may also be considered.
- Continuing professional direct work with children and/or young people throughout the course at a work setting that supports the work practice and observations necessary for the course requirements.
- A capacity to reflect on oneself in relation to work and to others.
- £999 per module or £2,997 for MSC module.
- The University of Strathclyde registration fee is currently £406 per module.
- Fees are reviewed each year.
- Our courses are not eligible for SAAS funding as we are not a publicly funded university.
- Students on this course can apply for the HDS bursary. If granted, it will be a small contribution towards tuition fees and will not cover the full amount of any module fee. Discounts may be available if you take the full 3 modules in one year.
ENQUIRIES AND APPLICATION
- The course runs from October to June during the 30-week academic year. Applications are invited throughout the year for the next in-take.