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Certificate in Understanding Children & Young People's Mental Health

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Course CodeM0461
Academic Year1819
DatesEnrolments throughout the year
Location NameIndustry Based
Mode Of ProvisionDistance Learning
IntroductionMental health problems affect around 1 in 10 children and young people. These issues include depression, anxiety, and conduct disorder and can often be a direct response to an occurrence in their life. Emotional wellbeing is just as important as a child s physical wellbeing, therefore, it is important that professionals are trained to spot warning signs and identify risk factors. Units Include: Understand children and young people's mental health in context Understand factors which may affect children and young people's mental health Understand the impact of children and young people's mental health concern Understand children and young people's mental health concerns Understand how to support children and young people with mental health concerns
Study OutlineVia Blended / Distance Learning
Entry RequirementsThe qualification is available for learners who are 19+ at the start of the academic year. There are no specific learning requirements but learners will need to demonstrate that they can fulfil the requirements of the awarding assessment criteria and comply with relevant literacy and numeracy aspects of the qualification.If you are aged 19-24 you must already hold a full level 2 qualification.
EquipmentEach learner receives a set of high quality learning materials comprising assessment booklets and knowledge and understanding books which are a valuable resource to keep for reference purposes.
AttendanceThe qualification is delivered over a period of 12 weeks.
AssessmentLearners receive the support of a dedicated assessor and complete Unit Assessments to demonstrate that they have met the qualification learning aims and assessment criteria.
ProgressionPlease see the college website for more details of our range of short level 2 qualifications offered by distance learning. Contact the Distance Learning team on 02476243504 or email
QualificationLevel 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health
Awarding BodyCACHE
Available Full-time?N
Available Part-time?Y
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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