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Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
Flexible16 Weeks2Distance LearningDistance LearningSkills & Qualifications

What’s it all about?

This qualification is suitable for those aged 19 and above and looking to increase their knowledge of children and young people’s mental health.

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification.

Study levelCost
19+FREE

You will be allocated your own study pack and have a personal tutor who you can contact throughout your studies. You will be required to work through a series of tasks and activities designed to reinforce the learning process and demonstrate knowledge. This will mainly consist of a written assessment for each unit, which will be assessed by the tutor as well as two simple observation exercises. (This course is also available online)

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

By completing the qualification, learners will develop knowledge of:
•Children and young people’s mental health in context
•Mental health problems commonly associated with children and young people
•The impact of mental ill-health on children and young people
•Support available to maintain mental well-being in children and young people

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