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L2 CERTIFICATE IN UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE'S MENTAL HEALTH (ON-LINE LEARNING)
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L2 CERTIFICATE IN UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE'S MENTAL HEALTH (ON-LINE LEARNING)

NCFE CACHE L2 CERTIFICATE IN UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLES MENTAL HEALTH (ONLINE LEARNING) (LF)
Start Date 
01/08/2020
End Date 
31/07/2021
Attendance 
Part Time
Target audience 

  • adults (19+) unemployed or in work and looking for CPD qualifications to enhance their career
Entry requirements 

PLEASE NOTE DUE TO FUNDING RESTRICTIONS WE ARE UNABLE TO ENROL APPLICANTS WHO LIVE OUTSIDE THE TEES VALLEY AREA.  YOUR POSTCODE MUST BE TS OR DL

Course content 

This course allows you to develop your knowledge at your own pace, and in your own home. 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.

Teaching & Learning 

This is an online course completed via distance learning.   Video, audio and interactive tasks support the detailed reading and notes available to ensure learners have all they need to successfully complete this course.

  • 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.

The benefits of this course include:

  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
  • Increased understanding of children's mental health
  • Courses online, such as this one, allow you to learn from your own home, in your own time
Assessment criteria 

Online portfolio and assessments

Progression 

Learners can access a variety of other distance learning qualifications in similar disciplines. Alternatively, the wide variety of full and part time courses available at the college will accept this qualification as part of their entry requirements.

Other information 

Please note failure to complete this qualification in a timely manner may result in administration charges being applied.

Courses

Whatever course you choose, you'll get the highest level of training from specialist tutors, benefiting from their knowledge and experience of working not just in education but also in industry.

Application & Enrolment

You are able to apply online for all courses, however to complete your course enrolment fully, you will need to have an interview and then be accepted onto a course. The only courses available to enrol online are Full Cost courses, if you wish to enrol on any other course please call into Student Services or call 01429 295000.

Full Cost course fees are inclusive of VAT.

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