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The duration of this course is 16-20 weeks. Guided learning hours are 8-10 hours per week dependent upon knowledge of the subject.
This qualification aims to increase your knowledge and awareness of children and young peoples mental health. By completing the qualification, you will develop knowledge of mental health in children and young people which would support progression onto further qualifications and into relevant employment in the health and social care or education sectors.
Understand children and young peoples mental health in context
Section 1 Understand the concept of mental health
Section 2 Know the legislation and guidance that applies to children and young peoples mental health
Section 3 Understand how society views mental health
Understand factors, which may affect children and young peoples mental health
Section 1 Understand risk factors which may affect the mental well-being of children and young people
Section 2 Understand the potential effects of puberty and developmental changes on the mental health of children and young people
Section 3 Understand how abuse or bullying may affect the mental health of a child or young person
Understand children and young peoples mental health concerns
Section 1 Understand behaviour that is associated with mental health concerns in children and young people
Section 2 Understand stress and anxiety in children and young people
Section 3 Understand depression in children and young people
Section 4 Know about specific mental health conditions that children and young people may experience
Understand the impact of children and young peoples mental health concerns
Section 1 Understand the impact mental health concerns can have on children and young people
Section 2 Understand the impact of children and young peoples mental health problems on others
Section 3 Understand the importance of being diagnosed with a mental health problem
Understand how to support children and young people with mental health concerns
Section 1 Understand person-centred approaches to supporting children and young people with mental health concerns
Section 2 Understand how to promote mental well-being in children and young people
Section 3 Understand services and treatment involved with children and young peoples mental health.
Assessment are due at the end of each unit. Your tutor will assess your work and build up your portfolio of evidence of learning. A certificate will be awareded on satisfactory submission of evidence of learning for the units studied.
|Course Title||Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health Level 2|
Eligibility for FREE Level 2 Distance Learning
An administration fee will be incurred if you withdraw from the
|Attendance Requirements||As a Distance Learning course, there is no need to attend College. For further information or advice, please contact the Distance Learning team: Phone: 01823 366612. Email: email@example.com.|
I’ve thoroughly enjoyed studying my Level 2 Distance Learning course. It has enabled me to learn different skills, refresh my current knowledge and the support and feedback from my tutor was outstanding. I can’t wait to enrol onto my next course with Bridgwater & Taunton College!
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