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Understanding Children And Young People'S Mental Health - Level 2 Certificate

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Course NameStart DateEnd DateStart TimeEnd TimeSite 
Understanding Children And Young People'S Mental Health - 60328137 NCFE Level 2 Certificate - Blended Learning21/02/202325/07/202317:0019:00Ashby Community HubAvailable for applications

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We need to check what course you are enrolling on and what your age and income status is first. You may be entitled to a free or reduced cost place if you are in receipt of benefits, you depend financially on someone who does, or are working but on a low wage (£18,525 annual gross salary)

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* Please note that when you apply for a course, you will not be enrolled onto the course until a tutor has reviewed your application.
The tutor may need to speak to you & request further information from you. Your place is not guaranteed until you receive confirmation from a member of our Customer Services Team *

You can apply for the Distance Learning option at any time during the Academic Year.

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children’s and Young People’s Mental Health

Content & overview
Are you interested in increasing your knowledge of children’s mental health? This qualification aims to equip you with a more detailed understanding of mental health conditions that affect children and young 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.

The course is made up of 5 mandatory units:
 
Unit 1: Understand children and young people’s mental health in context
In this unit, you will learn about the concept of mental health and how society’s view of mental health has changed over time. You will also learn about the legislation in place to support children and young people’s mental health.
 
Unit 2: Understand factors which may affect children and young people’s mental health
This unit will cover the risk factors that can affect children and young people’s mental health and how these can be mitigated. You will also look at how developmental changes and puberty can impact children and young people.
 
Unit 3: Understand children and young people’s mental health concerns
This unit will look at the behaviours displayed by children and young people that may indicate a mental health concern. You will look in more detail at common mental health conditions that affect children and young people.
 
Unit 4: Understand the impact of children and young people’s mental health concerns
In this unit, you will investigate the impact of mental health concerns on children, young people and others. You will look at the importance of diagnosis and the reasons why there may be a reluctance to seek a diagnosis.
 
Unit 5: Understand how to support children and young people with mental health concerns
In this fifth and final unit, you will explore 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 the services and treatment involved with children and young people’s mental health.

Attendance and Learning Assessment
This course can be completed via blended or distance learning via Google Classroom.
You will be required to complete five online assignments (one assignment per unit) and an individual learning plan (ILP).

How will this course benefit me?
This course will help you improve your awareness and understanding of children and young people’s mental health. It is a nationally recognised qualification and could help your progress in your work or develop your knowledge for personal reasons.

Entry requirements
You must be aged 19+ on 31 August 2022 to join this course.
You must complete an online induction, which includes online safety, before you begin a course with us.

Course Delivery
This course is completed via blended or distance learning via Google classroom.

Additional information
Places on this course are limited. Further courses will be scheduled throughout the academic year and will operate waiting lists.
We recommend you register your interest early, as this course is very popular.

Application & Course fees
You can apply for this course using the 'Apply Now' button at the top of the page. You will need to complete all relevant details in the application form and to upload the evidence which supports your application (including ID).
The course may be FREE of charge, depending on your personal circumstances. To be eligible, ID and evidence of benefit status or low wage (if applicable) is required in accordance with the ESFA Funding Rules. This evidence must be uploaded during the application process, so please have it ready before you apply.
If you fail provide the evidence required or to complete the course, you may have to pay the full cost.