Department of Psychological Health and Wellbeing
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Passionate about developing a skilled and compassionate
workforce that is perfectly placed to meet current and future
healthcare needs; our strong team of over 40 staff deliver a
variety of high quality training programmes.
At the forefront of education and research in our specialist
field, we deliver a growing research portfolio related to the
Faculty’s key Research Development Groups. We also combine four
core elements of professional training that include a
In addition to these accredited training programmes delivered at
our Hull Campus, we offer a range of individual courses relating to
care and support for people in community and occupational settings
at the Scarborough Centre for Health Care Studies.
Keen to promote ethical practice across all of the service areas
we support, we actively integrate research into practice and strive
to widen participation, particularly in postgraduate training. We
always aim to adopt a positive, community-based approach to health
and wellbeing that is both critical and challenges the traditional,
medically modelled understanding of human distress. Put simply, we
seek to understand people in the context of their relationships,
communities and social/economic circumstances.
Our diverse team maintains active academic citizenship and a
research presence in both the University and wider health
community. With wide-ranging professional and academic expertise,
they develop their skills by carrying out clinical activities in
local and regional services.
Always looking to enhance our national and international
reputation, we now have the strong foundations in place to inspire
a new era in Psychological Health and Wellbeing and take
innovation, research, enterprise and teaching to a new level of