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Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health

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  • Type: e-Learning
  • Level: 2
  • Start Date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Study Mode: Online Learning

About the course

Mental health problems affect around 1 in 10 children and young people. These issues include depression, anxiety and conduct disorder, and can often be a direct response to occurrences in their lives. Emotional wellbeing is just as important as a child's mental health; therefore it is important for those working with children and young people to have a good understanding of the concepts, risk factors and impact of mental health.

Why study?

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Evidence your competency to employers
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Gain an understanding of risk factors which may affect the mental wellbeing of children and young people
  • Learn at a time that suits you, without the need to attend College

What you will learn

  • Understand Children and Young People's Mental Health in Context
  • Understand Factors Which May Affect Children and Young People's Mental Health
  • Understand Children and Young People's Mental Health Concerns
  • Understand the Impact of Children and Young People's Mental Health Concerns
  • Understand how to Support Children and Young People with Mental Health Concerns

How much does it cost?

This course is free to study if you are:

  • Aged 19 or over
  • Living in UK and an EU resident for the last 3 years
  • Have settled status in the UK if you are not a UK or EU national

I'm interested. What should I do now?

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