Free Online Course on Psychology and Mental Health

The University of Liverpool is offering free online course on Psychology and Mental Health: Beyond Nature and Nurture. This course is aimed at anyone who wishes to understand more about psychology, about mental health or who wishes to maintain their own mental health and well-being.

Over six weeks applicants will learn how a psychological understanding of our emotions and behaviour gives us new ways to improve mental health and well-being. This course will start on October 16, 2017.

Course At Glance

Length: 6 weeks
Effort: 3 hours/week
Subject: Psychology and Mental Health: Beyond Nature and Nurture
Institution: University of Liverpool and Future learn
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Course starts on October 16, 2017

Providers’ Details

The University of Liverpool is ranked in the top 1% of higher education institutions worldwide.

About This Course

Psychological therapies and the work of clinical psychologists are now very popular. This free online course provides an introduction to how psychologists understand emotions, behaviors and thinking patterns, and how this helps clinical psychologists make sense of their clients’ problems.

Why Take This Course?

This is a free online course. This MOOC will be offered with Video Transcripts in English.  Applicants can get a verified certificate.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to…

  • Explore how social aspects can impact on mental health
  • Explore the extent to which life events affect mental health and well being
  • Synthesize differing contemporary approaches to health and well being
  • Engage in cutting edge research into mental health and well being
  • Compare different explanatory models of mental health
  • Synthesize different conceptual and explanatory models of mental health

Requirements

This course is aimed at anyone who wishes to understand more about psychology, about mental health or who wishes to maintain their own mental health and well-being.

Instructors

Peter Kinderman

Lead Educator and Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Liverpool.

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website link
  • Sign Up At FutureLearn
  • Select a course and Join
  • Once a course has started, applicant will be able to access the course material
  • After the start date, students will be able to access the course by following the Go To Course link on My Courses page.
  • Applicants can buy, to show that they have completed a FutureLearn course.
  • On some FutureLearn courses, learners will be able to pay to take an exam to qualify for a Statement of Attainment. (These are university-branded, printed certificates that provide proof of learning on the course topic(s)).

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