Understanding And Supporting Children And Youth Mental Health

Youth/Children, Mental Health


The Understanding And Supporting Children and Young People's Mental Health course is crafted to enhance your understanding and ability to support the mental well-being of children and young people. Throughout the course, you will explore the fundamentals of child psychology and recognize the importance of attachment and relationship building.

You will also learn about common mental health problems affecting both young individuals and adults, including anxiety disorders, mood disorders, eating disorders, and self-harm behaviour. The course provides insights into the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments for these conditions. It also equips you with strategies for dealing with specific learning difficulties such as autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and dyslexia.

This course is ideal for anyone involved in the care or education of children and young people, such as teachers, parents, social workers, counsellors, or health professionals. It is also suitable for individuals seeking to broaden their understanding of mental health and develop skills to support themselves or others. Enrol today to expand your knowledge and contribute to the well-being of the younger generation.

What you will learn

  • Learn child psychology fundamentals for supporting mental well-being.
  • Understand the importance of attachment in fostering mental health.
  • Gain insights into common mental health problems.
  • Acquire practical strategies for specific learning difficulties.
  • Develop skills for supporting mental well-being in caregiving and education.
  • Gain knowledge applicable to child care, education, and health professions.
  • Broaden understanding to contribute effectively to the well-being of the younger generation.

What you require

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.