Understanding Young People's Mental Health - Level 2 Online

Understanding Young People's Mental Health - Level 2 Online

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Learn about mental health issues to support children and young people that you work with, or those you care for in your own life.

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Important Information:

This is a 12-week (approx. 120 hours) Online Self-Study qualification course. It can be started anytime and accessed (via a portal) at times/days to suit you. This is not a single event.

When you are ready to start register for the next available date and we will send you the application forms to complete.

Once this is done, we will contact you to organise a short induction via zoom/teams.

This online self-study course allows you to study at your own pace at a time and day that is convenient for you, gaining a level 2 qualification.

Course Information:

Mental health problems affects 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.

Our fully online course will teach you about supporting children and young people’s mental health and emotional well-being. You will learn about issues facing children and young people like depression, anxiety and conduct disorder, as well as factors that affect their mental health and the impact mental health problems can have on them and their lives.

Course Content:

  • 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 Young People's Mental Health Concerns
  • Health in Context

How Will I learn:

All learning will be online (self-study) and can be completed at a time that suits without the need to attend college. Dedicated tutors will provide written feedback on the assessments and ongoing remote support where required.

The course includes online learning materials in the form of interactive resources and flipbooks, a personalised login to access the online learning portal will be given on enrolment.

Each learner will be given a virtual online induction, candidates will be provided with learning and assessment materials that have been developed to support individuals to meet the qualification requirements.

You can only apply for one course at a time however upon completion you can enrol on a further 2 courses per academic year. It can take up to 12 weeks to complete a course

Once you have completed the application paperwork, we will contact you with dates for the induction, this will be online and give you chance to ask any questions.

These course are free, subject to eligibility criteria:

  • Learners must be aged 19+ on the 31/08/2021
  • Lived in the EEA/ UK for 3 years
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