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Continuing Professional Development Modules at the Universities 2020-2021

A range of modules at both Sussex and Brighton Universities, and in-house are available for practitioners to undertake this new academic year, providing great opportunities for professional development.

CPD Modules available:

  • Understanding Autism & Learning Disability *New at  Sussex University
  • Exploring Death & Dying *New at Sussex University
  • Practice Education Stage 1 *ESCC separate application process; see attached
  • Practice Education Stage 2: available at Brighton & Sussex Universities.
  • Decision Making and Partnership Working in Health, Social Work and Social Care; Practice with Older People
  • Attachment Theory Informed Practice Across the Lifespan
  • Social Work in Multidisciplinary Settings
  • Ethics, Values and Equalities in Mental Health
  • Critical Reflection on Practice
  • Independent Learning for Advanced Practice in Mental Health or Social Care
  • Research in Advanced Social Work Practice: the Dissertation

The closing date for all module  applications is 4th September, this will  allow  for the  decision making process.

Please complete the relevant application form, and copy in your line manager/supervisor by way of approval and  send to:


Please do not send them directly to the University, as the applications need to be considered and funding agreed internally before they will  be sent to the University.

Please note course updated information:

Practice Education Stage 1 Course now full.

Practice Education Stage 2: available at Brighton & Sussex Universities. Speak to Rachel Moran separately about this course before applying. 


For information on completing Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding training and or AMHP training, please contact:  Lynda.Casey@eastsussex.gov.uk 

N.B. the AMHP and BIA/DoLS modules are also open to all registered professionals including OTs and Nurses. 




AMHP Flyer 2021

Post Graduate Diploma: Approved Mental Health Practice Applicant Information 2021

PGDip Approved Mental Health Practice (AMHP)application form, Brighton University

University of Brighton: Postgraduate and Professional Application Form