Postgraduate Module Descriptor

ERPM008Z: Children and Young People's Mental Health

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Indicative basic reading list:

  • Aldridge, J. M., & McChesney, K. (2018). The relationships between school climate and adolescent mental health and wellbeing: A systematic literature review. International Journal of Educational Research88, 121-145
  • Burton, M, Pavord, E. and Williams, B. (2014) An Introduction to Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Sage.
  • Carr, A. (2000). What works with children and adolescents? A critical review of psychological interventions with children, adolescents and their families. Routledge.
  • Dogra, N., Parkin, A., Warner-Gale, F., & Frake, C. (2017). A multidisciplinary handbook of child and adolescent mental health for front-line professionals. Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
  • Deighton, J., Lereya, S. T., Casey, P., Patalay, P., Humphrey, N. & Wolpert, M., (2019) ‘Prevalence of mental health problems in schools: Poverty and other risk factors among 28 000 adolescents in England’, British Journal of Psychiatry. 215, 3, p. 565-567
  • Garvis, S., & Pendergast, D. (Eds.). (2017). Health and wellbeing in childhood. Cambridge University Press.
  • Owens, R. L., & Waters, L. (2020). What does positive psychology tell us about early intervention and prevention with children and adolescents? A review of positive psychological interventions with young people. The Journal of Positive Psychology15(5), 588-597.
  • Thompson, M. E., Hooper, C. E., Laver-Bradbury, C. E., & Gale, C. E. (2012). Child and adolescent mental health: Theory and practice. Hodder Arnold.
  • Wei, Y., Kutcher, S., Blackwood, A., Glover, D., Weaver, C., MacKay, A., & Weist, M. D. (2015). School mental health: global challenges and opportunities.