Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health
To be eligible for funding you must be aged 19 or over, have been living in the European Union for the last 3 years and have not previously completed the course you are wanting to enrol on.
If you do not complete the course, you may be liable to a £100 resource and registration fee.
Would any of your employees benefit from completing a children’s mental health course?
This qualification will increase your employees’ knowledge and awareness of children and young people’s mental health and covers a range of mental health conditions, including depression, stress and anxiety.
Upon completion of this children’s mental health course, your employees could progress on to study the Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health.
Unit 1: Understand children and young people’s mental health in context
In this unit your employees will be introduced to the concept of mental health, the legislation and guidance that applies to children and young people’s mental health, and how society views mental health.
Unit 2: Understand factors which may affect children and young people’s mental health
Within this unit your employees will cover risk factors which may affect the well-being of children and young people, the potential effects of puberty and developmental changes on mental health, and how abuse or bullying may affect the mental health of children or young people.
Unit 3: Understand children and young people’s mental health concerns
Your employees will learn about behaviour that is associated with mental health concerns in children and young people, stress, anxiety and depression in children and young people, and about specific mental health conditions that children and young people may experience.
Unit 4: Understand the impact of children and young people’s mental health concerns
This unit will introduce your employees to the impact mental health concerns can have on children and young people and the impact these concerns can have on others, as well as the importance of being diagnosed with a mental health problem.
Unit 5: Understand how to support children and young people with mental health concerns
In this unit, your employees will look at person-centred approaches to supporting children and young people with mental health concerns, how to promote mental well-being in children and young people, and services and treatments involved with children and young people’s mental health.
The benefits of this course include:
Once your employees have completed this course, they could progress on to the following:
Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems
Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care
Certificate in Understanding Autism
Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges
Certificate in Understanding Mental Health
Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care
|Full cost||Direct debit||Fully funded|
|£299||Initial payment of £29.90, 3 monthly payments of £89.70||To be eligible you must: