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Mental Health in Children and Young People Level 2

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Course Level

Level 2

Start Date

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Duration

8-16 weeks

FREE

Course content

  • 1. Define the terms: mental health, mental ill health, resilience and self-esteem
  • 2. List at least three key points of legislation related to mental ill health
  • 3. Identify ways to support children and young people to recognise risk factors and signs of distress in themselves
  • 4. Understand how abuse or bullying may affect the mental health of a child or young person
  • 5. Explain how a child or young person expresses how they are feeling through their behaviour
  • 1. Define the terms: mental health, mental ill health, resilience and self-esteem
  • 2. List at least three key points of legislation related to mental ill health
  • 3. Identify ways to support children and young people to recognise risk factors and signs of distress in themselves
  • 4. Understand how abuse or bullying may affect the mental health of a child or young person
  • 5. Explain how a child or young person expresses how they are feeling through their behaviour

Description

The purpose of this qualification is to increase learner’s knowledge and awareness of children and young people’s mental health

Course content:

• Unit 01 Understand children and young people’s mental health in context
• Unit 02 Understand factors which may affect children and young people’s mental health
• Unit 03 Understand children and young people’s mental health concerns
• Unit 04 Understand the impact of children and young people’s mental health concerns
• Unit 05 Understand how to support children and young people with mental health concerns

Requirements

  • The course involves written work so English at a reasonable standard is required (please ask if you are not sure).

What do I need to do this course?

Access to the Internet, and access to a laptop or tablet.

The ability to send an email and search for information on the internet.

Good basic level of English and can write in sentences.

Be able to study at least 5-10 hours a week to complete the course work.

Teaching Methods

  • This is a distance learning course which means that you have the opportunity to work at a pace that suits you, and to fit your learning around your other commitments. Guidance work booklets are provided along with regular contact with the tutor via a range of methods suitable for you, email, phone, web chats and tutorials.


    How is your progress checked?

    You will send your work to the tutor for marking at regular intervals. The tutor will give then you feedback on your work, and any areas for improvement or additional knowledge you may need to research to meet the unit criteria

    What can I do after this course?

    Mental Health First Aid,

    A range of other Mental health, Psychology or Counselling courses available on our website.


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Course details

  • Tutor: Tina King
  • Time: N/A
  • Provision: LCC
  • Term: Spring
  • Location: Distance Learning
  • Full fee: Free
  • Concessionary fee: Free

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