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Certificate, Level 2

Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health

Throughout this course you will learn to understand the concept of mental health, understand risk factors which may affect the mental well-being of children and young people and know about specific mental health conditions that children and young people may experience. You will also understand the impact mental health concerns can have on children and young people and understand how to promote mental well-being in children and young people.

Completion within 15 weeks, although early completion is achievable

Benefits of Study:

  • No need to attend college, work from home at a pace that suits you
  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Available at no cost
  • Receive support and guidance from a dedicated team of qualified assessors/tutors
  • Study will enhance your personal and professional skills

The student will learn through the support of relevant materials for the course, with a knowledgeable tutor providing advice and guidance on the course content.

Units:

  • 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

You may wish to complete further distance learning courses in Awareness of Mental Health Problems (not specific to children), Awareness of Bullying in Children and Young People or Behaviour that Challenges in Children.

No specific entry requirements, however good written English is desirable.

The course is delivered via distance learning, supported by online flipbooks. Work is assessed by the tutor throughout the course from induction to completion.