Adult Courses, Adult: Online Learning

Understanding Children And Young Peoples Mental Health (Level 2)

Course Overview

Fee disclaimer

  • This course is FREE for most students
  • Course fees listed below are the maximum fee if paid.  Click here to find out more and if you are eligible for free or discounted courses.

Entry requirements

Eligibility criteria:

- Age 19+
- Lived in the EU for 3 years.

Course information

This is a 12 week course for adults with continuous start dates throughout the year. With guidance and support you will work online towards achieving a recognised Level 2 qualification, and receive your certificate on completion. Please apply or contact us for further information.

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 well being 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.

What you will learn:

- Understand the concept of mental health;
- Understand risk factors which may affect the mental well-being of children and young people;
- Know about specific mental health conditions that children and young people may experience;
- Understand the impact mental health concerns can have on children and young people;
- Understand how to promote mental well-being in children and young people.

  • How you are assessed

    You will learn:

    - Unit 1 – Understand Children and Young People’s Mental Health in Context;
    - Unit 2 – Understand Factors which may Affect Children and Young People’s Mental Health;
    - Unit 3 – Understand Children and Young People’s Mental Health Concerns;
    - Unit 4 – Understand the Impact of Children and Young People’s Mental Health Concerns;
    - Unit 5 – Understand how to Support Children and Young People with Mental Health Concerns.

    As part of your registration process for online learning you will have to attend a short induction to provide evidence of your eligibility. You will not have to attend an interview.

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What Can This Course Lead To

Learner Benefits:

- Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification;
- Furthers personal and professional development;
- No need to formally attend a college;
- Receive a set of high
-quality learner support materials;
- Receive support from a dedicated team of tutors/assessors.

Business Benefits:

- No disruption to day-to-day activities, as learning is flexible;
- Increase understanding of risk factors which may affect the mental well-being of children and young people;
- Evidence of competency for external stakeholders;
- Allows employees to gain relevant skills, knowledge and understanding.

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