Our comprehensive Level 2 Children and Young People's Mental Health course provides an overview of various mental health conditions and equips learners with effective ways to support children and young people. From anxiety and depression to cyberbullying and more, this course covers a wide range of topics and is essential for any adult concerned about the mental health of a child or young person in their care.
Why Study A Children's Mental Health Course?
Mental health is a critical issue affecting children and young people worldwide. Recent studies show that approximately 1 in 10 children and young people are affected by mental health problems, with conditions such as anxiety, depression, and eating disorders becoming increasingly prevalent.
The COVID-19 pandemic has further exacerbated this issue, with many young people experiencing increased levels of stress, isolation, and uncertainty.
The impact of mental health problems can be severe, affecting academic performance, social interactions, and overall quality of life. Early intervention and support are crucial in addressing mental health issues among children and young people. By investing in mental health education, individuals can gain the knowledge and skills needed to identify and address mental health issues effectively. With the right support and intervention, children and young people can overcome mental health challenges and build a foundation for a healthy and fulfilling future.
Who Should Take A Children's Mental Health Course?
This course is perfect for any parents that are looking to get a better understanding of how they can support and protect their child's mental well-being.
As a parent, you play a vital role in your child's mental health and well-being. By taking a children's mental health course, you can gain the necessary knowledge and skills to support your child's emotional and mental development effectively.
Mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression are becoming increasingly prevalent among children and young people, and early intervention is crucial in addressing these issues. A children's mental health course will equip you with the tools to identify the signs of mental health issues in your child and provide appropriate support and intervention.
Additionally, you will learn about different mental health conditions, risk factors, and effective communication strategies to help you talk to your child about their mental health. By investing in your child's mental health education, you can help them navigate life's challenges and build a foundation for a healthy and fulfilling future
Individuals Who Work Or Care For Children
This course is also essential for any individuals who work with or care for children and young people, such as teachers, social workers, youth workers, and healthcare professionals.
A Level 2 Children's Mental Health course provides you with the necessary knowledge and skills to identify and address mental health issues among children and young people effectively.
For many professionals caring for a large number of children the ability to recognise early warning signs and provide appropriate support can make a significant difference in each child's life.
You will learn about best practices for effective communication with children and young people, early intervention strategies, and the role of different professionals and services in mental health care.
This course will equip you with a nationally recognised qualification that can enhance your employability in a range of settings, from education to healthcare and social care. It's the perfect step to becoming a knowledgeable and compassionate advocate for children and young people's mental health within your workplace.
1 - Understand Children and Young People's Mental Health in Context
2 - Understand Factors which may Affect Children and Young People's Mental Health
3 - Understand Children and Young People's Mental Health Concerns
4 - Understand the Impact of Children and Young People's Mental Health Concerns
5 - Understand how to Support Children and Young People with Mental Health Concerns
This course is nationally accredited!
We are partnered with the nation's leading colleges and training providers across the United Kingdom. This means many of our qualifications, including this one, are nationally recognised.
This course is nationally accredited! It has been quality checked by an external awarding body to ensure you get the best possible results.
• Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification.
• Evidence of your competency to employers.
• Further your personal and professional development.
• Gain an understanding of risk factors which may affect the mental well-being of children and young people.
• Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college.
Is this course for me?
This course is fully funded and available to anyone who falls within the eligibility requirements below:
• Age 19+
• EU / UK Resident for 3+ years
* Not enrolled on another government funded course
Please call 02039003091 if you have any questions about our courses!