The Skilled NanoDegree (CCP) programme draws together theory, research and therapeutic thinking from a range of perspectives, including clinical and cognitive psychology, systemic thinking, psychoanalysis and neuroscience. Alongside working on a research project and learning about child mental health, students learn how to build therapeutic relationships, and carry out assessments and evaluation. The programme offers intensive courses in understanding, assessing, and treating the wide range of psychological and educational difficulties that may be experienced by young people.
Programme Structure – 67 Credits
Distinctive features include teaching by highly experienced clinicians and researchers working in the field of child mental health; the opportunity to develop clinical skills for working with children; practical training in conducting research in clinical settings.
We focus on the following:
- Building students’ knowledge and skills, as well as a professional and scientific attitude, based on a strong theoretical background and real-life practice.
- Fostering student’s understanding of the transactions between young people, the systems around them, and the helping professional.
- Helping students stay informed about new developments in the field.
- Responding to each student’s needs by providing diverse solutions for academic and practical challenges, via individual mentoring.
Objective of the Program
This Skilled NanoDegree (CCP) programme will enable you to develop into a scientist-practitioner who is able to make a difference in the field of child and adolescent psychology. You will learn to integrate knowledge and skills gained in theoretical program with practical experience obtained during your internship. You will learn how to apply critical scientific thinking to take position in current developments in the field of clinical child and adolescent psychology.
In the Skilled (CCP) NanoDegree Program , you will gain specialized, state of the art scientific knowledge and learn about its applications:
- You will learn about assessment for intervention and evidence-based interventions to support children, parents and/or teachers.
- You will also be introduced to cognitive behavioral therapy and you will learn how to design a treatment plan using cognitive behavioral therapy techniques.
- You will learn to apply critical scientific thinking to take position on relevant issues in the field of clinical child and adolescent psychology.
- Graduate/Post Graduate degree in Psychology
- Graduate/Post Graduate degree in Life Sciences
- Graduate or Equivalent degree in Nursing/Allied Health
- Students in their Final Year of Graduation for the above courses may also apply.
We welcome students from all over the world and consider all applicants on an individual basis.
Please note: applications will be considered on a monthly rolling basis and you will hear back from the School once a decision has been made.
- Video blogs
- Articles and case study reviews
- Individual and group presentations
- MCQs and online quizzes
- Mini research project
- Reports and paper reviews
- Written examinations
Where do our former students work?
Students who complete Skilled NanoDegree (CCP) programme are qualified for any position requiring a degree in psychology. Our alumni hold positions in the following fields:
- Health care and social assistance
- Psychological advice organisations
- Research companies
- Laboratories both in the private and the public sector
BSCCP 1101 Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy
BSCCP 1103 Principles of Psychological Assessment
BSCCP 1104 Introduction to Psychopathology
- Study of the Nervous System
- Schizophrenia Spectrum and Psychotic Disorders
- Anxiety Disorders I / HPA axis /Phobias / Panic Disorder / GAD Anxiety Disorders II / OCD / PTSD / Treatments for Anxiety Disorders
- Neurobiological Models /Neurotransmitters / Limitations of Psychopharmacology
- The developing brain – implications of neuroscience for early childhood practice and provision.
- Quiz 4
BSCCP 1105 Advanced Psychopathology
- Anxiety Disorders: Panic, Agoraphobia, Specific Phobias, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and Social Anxiety Disorder
- Personality Disorders
- Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders, Sexual Disorders, Impulse Control Disorders, Neurocognitive Disorders
- Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders: Etiology and Epidemiology
- Eating Disorders and Dissociative Disorders
- Quiz 5
BSCCP 1106 Biological Psychology & Pharmacotherapy
BSCCP 1107 Child Psychopathology
- Effective Mental Health Intervention For Youth
- Overview of psychosocial and emotional development through school age.
- Psychiatric Diagnosis and Nosology
- Theories of Child Psychopathology
- Potential risk factors relate to health, psychopathology, educational challenges, genetic traits, family and social environment.
BSCCP 1108 Psychology of Health Problems
BSCCP 1109 Ethics and Professional Issues
BSCCP 1110 Advanced Psychological Practice
BSCCP 1111 Child Developmental Issues & Treatment Approaches
BSCCP 1112 Child Assessment and Treatment
- Child and Adolescent Counselling
- Stages of Prenatal development -Factors influencing prenatal development
- Psychosocial development: Emotions, play, aggression and altruism
- Puberty and Adolescence
- Factors influencing physical development, Motor development,Motor development of children – development of motor skills.
BSCCP 1113 Advanced Psychodiagnostics in Children and Adolescent
BSCCP 1114 Intermediate Statistics and Research Design
BSCCP 1115 Child and adolescent mental health and neuro-developmental disorders
BSCCP 1116 Family Lifestyle and Transition