Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health - Free Online Course
Are you interested in increasing your knowledge of children’s mental health? Courses online, such as this one, allow you to develop your knowledge at your own pace, and in your own home. This qualification aims to equip you with a more detailed understanding of mental health conditions that affect children and young people, the legislation and guidance surrounding mental health, risk factors that may affect mental well-being and the impact that mental health concerns may have on young people and others.
Why choose The Skills Network?
- Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
- Increased understanding of children’s mental health
- Courses online, such as this one, allow you to learn from your own home, in your own time
- Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
- Subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries
Training Course Content
Unit 1: Understand children and young people’s mental health in context
In this unit, you will learn about the concept of mental health and how society’s view of mental health has changed over time. You will also learn about the legislation in place to support children and young people’s mental health.
Unit 2: Understand factors which may affect children and young people’s mental health
This unit will cover the risk factors that can affect children and young people’s mental health and how these can be mitigated. You will also look at how developmental changes and puberty can impact children and young people.
Unit 3: Understand children and young people’s mental health concerns
This unit will look at the behaviours displayed by children and young people that may indicate a mental health concern. You will look in more detail at common mental health conditions that affect children and young people.
Unit 4: Understand the impact of children and young people’s mental health concerns
In this unit, you will investigate the impact of mental health concerns on children, young people and others. You will look at the importance of diagnosis and the reasons why there may be a reluctance to seek a diagnosis.
Unit 5: Understand how to support children and young people with mental health concerns
In this fifth and final unit, you will explore person-centred approaches to supporting children and young people with mental health concerns, how to promote mental well-being in children and young people, and the services and treatment involved with children and young people’s mental health
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For Individuals or Private People
This course is free of charge if you meet the criteria for funding. To be eligible for funding you must be aged 19 or over, have been living in the European Union for the last 3 years and have not previously completed the course you are wanting to enroll on.
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This qualification could assist you in gaining the following employment opportunities and potential salaries:
- School Counsellor – up to £30,000 per annum.
- Mental Health Worker – up to £27,000 per annum.
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