Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health
Our level 2 understanding children and young people’s mental health course develops the skills needed to understand mental health conditions that affect people, the legislation and guidance surrounding mental health, risk factors that may affect mental well-being and the impact that mental health concerns may have on young people and others.
This course is equivalent to a level 5 in Scotland based on the Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework.
8 to 12 weeks on average
(E-certificates upon achievement)
- Fully online course and Paper-based and online course options available
- Study from anywhere, at any time
- Gain an accredited level 2 qualification
- Equivalent to a Scottish level 5 based on the Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework
- Nationally recognised
- Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
- Perfect for beginners
- Unlimited support from qualified tutors
- Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
- No hidden costs
Cost and Funding Information
England and Scotland Only
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Unit 1: Understand children and young people’s mental health in context
Learn about the concept of mental health and how society’s view of mental health has changed over time. Discover the legislation in place to support mental health.
Unit 2: Understand factors which may affect children and young people’s mental health
This unit uncovers the risk factors that can affect young people’s mental health and how these can be mitigated. Explore developmental changes and how puberty can impact mental health.
Unit 3: Understand children and young people’s mental health concerns
Discover the behaviours displayed that may indicate a mental health concern. Find out about common mental health conditions that affect children and young people.
Unit 4: Understand the impact of children and young people’s mental health concerns
Investigate the impact of mental health concerns on children, young people and others and develop an understanding of the importance of diagnosis and the reasons why children and young people may be reluctant to seek a diagnosis.
Unit 5: Understand how to support children and young people with mental health concerns
Here you will explore person-centred approaches to supporting children and young people with mental health concerns, how to promote mental well-being, and the services and treatment involved with children mental health.
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