Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health
Certificate • Level 2
About the course
Our level 2 Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health course develops the skills needed to understand mental health conditions that affect young people. You will learn about leglislation and guidance surrounding mental health, risk factors that may affect mental well-being and the impact mental health concerns have on young people and others.
The child mental health course explores the risk factors that affect a child's mental health and investigates behaviours displayed by children in need of support.
You will learn how to spot signs a child is struggling and address issues early, to help build a young persons resilience.
Working at level 2 for Maths and English
Unit 1 – Understand the Principles of Mental Health Concerns in the Context of Children and Young People
Unit 2 – Legislation and Best Practice Relating to Children and Young People’s Mental Health
Unit 3 – Living with Childhood Mental Health Conditions
Unit 4 – Understand how to Minimise Risk of Mental Health Concerns in Children and Young People
Unit 5 – Understand Causes and Diagnosis of Mental Health Concerns in Children and Young People
On this course you will be assessed regularly and will complete knowledge questions to demonstrate your acquired knowledge and skills. For each unit a set of knowledge questions are issued as the formal assessment for that unit. You complete this through the online learning platform and receive written feedback from our expert tutor. There is the option to complete this paper based should it be required. You will need to pass all units and ensure your answers to the questions meet the required assessment criteria.
Careers & Progression
Progression from this course may lead you to enrolling on an Early Years course or Teaching Assistant course. You may also consider a counselling course to further develop your skills
Access to a device at home for examples, desk top computer, laptop, tablet. Internet access.
Full access to the online learning platform. You also have the opportunity to join us on our Campus at our weekly support sessions where our friendly advisors will be on hand to provide you with support, technical advice and guidance.
Information About Fees
This qualification is funded. Enquire now to find out if you are eligible. Terms and conditions apply.