This course is designed to provide an overview of some of the common mental and emotional health issues that can be experienced by children and young people. Over 4 weeks you will study 4 units and should allow approximately 5 hours of study per unit. Anxiety and depression will be considered as well as the impact of having Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Who is the course suitable for?
The course is open to anyone who wishes to better understand the subject but is also suitable to those who work with young people in a variety of settings including education, support, care and mental health environments.
What will I learn from this course?
Over the course you can expect to develop an understanding of the common difficulties that children and adolescents experience with regards to mental health issues, as well as gain knowledge of the basic support strategies that can be used for these young people.
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Upon successful completion of this course you will be awarded with an E-Certificate of Completion from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and commitment to continuing professional development (CPD).
Whilst this course does not lead to University credits, it can be used to evidence your CPD and experiential learning.