Children and Young Peoples Mental Health Video Based Online Course
CPD Accredited CourseCOURSE DESCRIPTION
This course starts by defining mental illness and mental health problems and their impact on children and young people.
There's extensive coverage of the many types of mental illnesses found in this group, and how they can be recognised and treated.
We'll look at attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression and self-harm - along with eating disorders, including anorexia, bulimia and binge eating.
Other mental illnesses covered include schizophrenia, autism, learning difficulties, post-traumatic stress disorder, along with bipolar disorder, panic disorder, sleep apnoea and social phobia.
You'll learn about symptoms and causes - and the actions to take if you suspect
someone has a mental health condition.
We'll discuss the role of mental healthcare professionals, such as a psychologists, psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses or clinical social workers - and show how parents can become involved.
Treatments covered include psychotherapy, mindfulness, play therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy and medication.
We'll deal with prognosis and prevention – and show how to promote positive mental health and dispel common myths.
Finally, you'll learn practical techniques to help you talk to children or young people about their mental health..LEARNING OBJECTIVES
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Define Mental Health and its impact in Children and Young People.
- Learn about the common Mental Health issues found in Children and Young People.
- Recognise the signs and symptoms found in Children and Young peoples and recognise the causes and risk factors involved.
- Understand the treatment and support available and understand the long-term outcomes of Mental Health issues in Children and Young People.
This course is aimed at teachers and youth workers who may work with children who exhibit signs of mental health issues.ADVANTAGES
The course will provide candidates with an awareness of the signs and symptoms of a wide range of conditions and better prepare them to listen to and support young people.
Online training is flexible, efficient and cost effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time, so they can fit the training in around their work and personal life.COURSE OUTLINE
Module 1: Introduction
Module 2: Mental illnesses in children and young adults - Part 1Module 3: Mental illnesses in children and young adults - Part 2
Module 4: Mental illnesses in children and young adults - Part 3
Module 5: Signs of Mental illnesses in children and young adults
Module 6: Diagnosis and Treatments
Module 7: Prognoses and Outcomes
Module 8: Support
90 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions)
Recommended System Requirements
- Browser: Up to date web browser
- Video: Up to date video drivers
- Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
- Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
What is the structure of the course?
The course is broken down into bite-sized modules. You're free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each section, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?
You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web-based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers and most tablet devices etc. so you can even study while on the move! As long as you have access to the internet, you should be able to study anywhere that's convenient.
Is there a test at the end of the course?
Once you have completed all the modules there is a multiple-choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken at the time and location of your choosing.
What if I don't pass the test?
If you don’t pass the test the first time then you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
Certificate of Completion: Upon completion of your training course, you will receive a CPD Certified Certificate of Completion displaying your full name, course completed as well as the date of completion. You can print this out or save it digitally to showcase your accomplishment.
When will I receive my certificate?
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Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it.