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Children and Young People's Mental Health


Type: Distance Learning

Subject: Distance Learning

Level: 2

Start Date: 03 July 2023

Fee: 0

What can this course lead to

On successful completion of this qualification, you could progress to:

– Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

– Level 3 Award in the Awareness of Mental Capacity Act 2005

– Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce (England)

– Level 3 Award/Certificate/Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Course Length

Up to 16 weeks


Level 2

Who is it for

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.
The aim of this qualification is to increase the learner's knowledge and
awareness of children and young people's mental health. By completing the
qualification, learners will develop knowledge of mental health in children and
young people which would support progresson onto further qualifications and into
relevant employment in the health and social care or education

What is covered

You will study the following:

– 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 yound people's mental health concerns

– Understand how to support children and young people with mental health concerns

Interview Skills Assessment

You will be assessed via a porfolio of evidence.

Application and costs

This course has not cost, however this is dependant on your circumstances, please contact Jobsmart for more information and to confirm your eligibility

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