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Children and Young People's Mental Health Understanding - Level 2 Certificate

Many children experience mental health concerns like depression, anxiety, and conduct disorder, which can be directly linked to their life experiences.

The emotional health of a child is as important as their mental health, so it's crucial for those working with children and teens to have a solid understanding of mental health concepts, risk factors, and impacts.

BENEFITS:

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Evidence your competency to employers
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

ATTENDANCE:

This course is delivered on a Flexible Learning basis over a twelve-week period. You will be assigned an assessor who will be able to provide additional help and support if required but all learning will be completed and submitted remotely through an on-line learning platform. Your assessor will provide feedback and advice on all work submitted and will assess your full qualification through to the end of learning.

Children and Young People's Mental Health Understanding - Level 2 Certificate

Many children experience mental health concerns like depression, anxiety, and conduct disorder, which can be directly linked to their life experiences.

The emotional health of a child is as important as their mental health, so it's crucial for those working with children and teens to have a solid understanding of mental health concepts, risk factors, and impacts.

BENEFITS:

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Evidence your competency to employers
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

ATTENDANCE:

This course is delivered on a Flexible Learning basis over a twelve-week period. You will be assigned an assessor who will be able to provide additional help and support if required but all learning will be completed and submitted remotely through an on-line learning platform. Your assessor will provide feedback and advice on all work submitted and will assess your full qualification through to the end of learning.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific prior learning requirements for this qualification. It will be beneficial if you have Level 1 English and feel competent with using IT.

Eligibility:

  • You must currently live in England
  • You must have been resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study
  • You must be over the age of 19
  • You must not be on an apprenticeship

 

Details

This course is made up of five units:

  • Children and young people’s mental health in context
  • Factors which may affect children and young people’s mental health
  • Children and young people’s mental health concerns
  • The impact of children and young people’s mental health concerns
  • How to support children and young people with mental health concerns

This would be particularly useful in a career in social work, teaching or as a health play specialist.

Work Experience

As this qualification is knowledge only, you do not need to be working or undertaking practical placements to take this qualification. However, if a work placement is a required for your course, the College will support you in completing a DBS application.

Progression

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health 
  • Level 3 Award in the Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 
  • Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce (England) 
  • Level 3 Award/Certificate/Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Related Flexible Learning courses:

  • Mental Health in Early Years
  • Mental Health Problems
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