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

Subject Area

Health & Social Care

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Distance Learning

What is the course about?

This qualification is designed to increase your awareness and understanding of mental health in children and young people and introduce you to the factors that affect mental health at different stages of development. You will learn about the behaviours that may indicate concerns or conditions and explore the support that is available to children and young people, including services and treatments

Why should I choose the course?

Around one in ten children and young people are affected by mental health problems, so it’s vital that the people working with them have a good understanding of mental health. If you want to learn about mental health issues to support the children and young people that you work with, or those you care for in your own life, this course is perfect for you. This online course will teach you about supporting the mental health and emotional wellbeing of children and young people. You will learn about the issues faced by children and young people, including depression, anxiety, and conduct disorder. The course will also cover factors that affect their mental health, and the impact mental health problems can have on them and their lives.

What will I learn?

The course will introduce you to a range of modules, including:

  • Understanding children and young people’s mental health in context
  • Understanding factors which may affect children and young people’s mental health
  • Understanding children and young people’s mental health concerns
  • Understanding the impact of children and young people’s mental health concerns
  • Understanding how to support children and young people with mental health concerns.

What will the course lead on to?

If you are already employed within this sector or hope to be in the future, this course will boost your skills and make a valuable addition to your CV. If you wish to study further, we have a range of relevant qualifications across this subject area, which can be viewed on our website. For more information, contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400 or learner.services@wvr.ac.uk.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

For further information on student support please visit: https://www.wvr.ac.uk/college-life/student-support/

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested. The tutors at Warrington & Vale Royal College are highly experienced in their fields and have a great deal of industry knowledge to impart. Our distance learning courses are delivered entirely online, allowing you to benefit from expert teaching in the comfort of your own home.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no specific entry requirements, but you should have access to and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet, as well as any books/stationery you wish to purchase yourself.

Careers Information

Course options

Starts Aug 2022

Duration
20 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Distance Learning
Day(s)
In your own time
Adult Fee
Free*
16-18 Fee
Contact College

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Fees Information
This course is FREE subject to terms & conditions. If you fail to complete the course you will be charged £100 to cover the cost of registration.

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