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L2 Understanding Children & Young People's Mental Health Level 2 | Certificate in Understanding Children and YoungPeople's Mental Health (RQF)

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Summary

One in ten children have a diagnosable mental health condition, and 75% of mental health problems have begun by the age of 24. Mental ill health can affect a young person in every area of their life, including family, school, friendships, the workplace and the wider world. Mental ill health can be worsened by negative stereotypes and stigma from the media, who portray mental illness as shameful and dangerous.

This course will equip learners with a detailed understanding of mental health conditions, including depression and anxiety, the legislation and guidance surrounding mental health, risk factors that may affect mental well-being and how to build resilience against these, and the impact mental health concerns may have on young people and others.

Who is it suitable for?

This course is ideal for learners who want to increase their knowledge and understanding of children and young people’s mental health. This qualification supports progression onto further mental health qualifications and into relevant employment in the health and social care or education sectors.

What you will learn

This course is split into five manageable units:

Unit 1: Understand children and young people’s mental health in context
Unit 2: Understand factors which may affect children and young people’s mental health
Unit 3: Understand children and young people’s mental health concerns
Unit 4: Understand the impact of children and young people’s mental health concerns
Unit 5: Understand how to support children and young people with mental health concerns

Benefits

  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Establish a long-standing career pathway within the health and social care sector
  • Choose when and where you study, as this course is delivered via distance learning
  • Enhance both your personal skills and professional development
  • Ensure you have the support you need to succeed, as personal tutors are assigned to you

How will I learn?

Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. Giving you the freedom to choose your learning schedule yourself whilst still gaining certification from your chosen subject.

We recommend spending a minimum of 2-4 hours per week on this course, with the length depending on the amount of study time you allocate however, we recommend completing within 12 weeks.

We appreciate this may be a new way of learning for many of you or there may be some further support required. If you find yourself feeling less than confident and look for additional support, we want to make sure we are there to offer that little bit extra and tailor it to your needs. This may include a phone calls or emails with one of our dedicated tutors and support staff to help guide you through your course.

If you have any questions about how you will learn place email [email protected].  

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Entry Requirements

To study this course, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must be aged 19 years or over as of 31/08/2021
  • You must have lived in the EU for the last three years
  • You must currently reside in England
  • You understand that this is a Level 2 qualification and a level of English and Maths is beneficial to completing
  • You understand the typical duration of this course is 12 weeks and self-commitment should be made to allow yourself to provide detailed responses to the assignments

If you have any questions before you enrol please email [email protected]

Additional Information

DEPARTMENT CONTACT
For more information about this course please email [email protected].

COURSE FEES
Please be aware that some courses have fees that are payable on enrolment. More information on if this course has a fee can be found in the Availability section below.  

If you require financial support including payment plans, bursaries and advanced learner loans please visit the Money Management Service section of the website.

For more information on fees please view our Fees, Charges and Refunds Policy and our Applications, Admissions and Enrolment Policy and Procedures.

ONLINE ENROLMENT
This course offers simpler and safer online enrolment requests, which means in a matter of minutes you can submit an enrolment request to us. However please be aware that upon submitting your enrolment form you are not guaranteed to be accepted. A number of our courses require assessments, qualification checks or simply a conversation with you before we can confirm your enrolment.

Within 24 hours of enrolment submission you will receive an automated email notification with information on what happens next. Please add [email protected] to your safe sender list. Most email providers allow you to do this within settings/options. For full instructions simply use your chosen search engine to find instructions on how to make emails as safe.

Dates and Enrolment for this course

Course information last updated: Friday 22nd October 2021 @ 8.30am (5 hours ago)

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