This NHS e-learning resource provides online training in health and psychology related areas. There are currently 9 programmes of relevance to psychology, with more being added regularly.
From basic awareness to more comprehensive training, these programmes cover subjects including; Safeguarding Children and Adults Levels; Dealing with Violence and Aggression and techniques in Positive Behavioural Support. On successful completion of a programme students are awarded a certificate.
Careers: Social and Welfare professions, Counselling Psychology, Educational Psychology
This opportunity gives you a chance to make a real impact in the lives of younger teenagers aged between 11-16 at the risk of disengagement due to personal issues. This role is really useful for those who want to experience working in personal development, counselling, therapy, educational settings, and youth work. There are research opportunities that can be pursued through this placement.
As part of this placement you will learn core coaching and mentoring skills that are transferable into all one-to-one working alliances. You will use assessment tools that identify self-concept and self-esteem. Additionally, you will explore the use of techniques, resources and approaches to empower young people to take positive steps towards wellbeing, engagement and better futures. You will be required to have a DBS check as this placement involves working with children.
Careers: Counselling, Educational Psychology, Youth Work
Find out more: Traditional Psychology Careers
React Support Services provide 24-hour residential support and rehabilitation for vulnerable adults between the ages of 18 and 64. They utilise a 3 Stage Recovery Model which supports and encourages individuals to re-learn and develop the necessary daily living skills and activities that will enhance their sense of self-worth, enabling them to move towards independence. There are opportunities to work with React as Support Workers who would play a crucial role in providing a high standard of care and support for vulnerable adults in a variety of environments.
Careers: Clinical Psychology, Social and Welfare professions, Nursing
Placement opportunities may be available within the following organisations;
Careers: Clinical Psychology, Educational Psychology, Social and Welfare professions
Duration: Depends on organisation
Time of Opportunity: Depends on organisation
Availability of Places: Depends on organisation
Please contact the organisations themselves via their website. Any problems, email [email protected]