Understanding Children & Young People's Mental Health - Distance Learning

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.

What 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

For more information about the course, contact Halesowen College Admissions 0121 602 7888

Additional information

  • 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
  • Available fully *funded aged 19+

    *The course needs to be completed within 10 weeks of your start date, otherwise a fee of £45+£55 is payable by you

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