This course will cover a range of important topics related to mental health conditions that children and young people can experience and the many ways they can be offered support. Approved by CPD & IIRSM– Duration 90 mins* – €35.00
|Course||Module Number||Module Name||Pass % Required|
|Children and Young Peoples Mental Health||1||Introduction||70|
|Children and Young Peoples Mental Health||2||Mental illnesses in children and young adults: Part 1||70|
|Children and Young Peoples Mental Health||3||Mental illnesses in children and young adults: Part 2||70|
|Children and Young Peoples Mental Health||4||Mental illnesses in children and young adults: Part 3||70|
|Children and Young Peoples Mental Health||5||Signs of mental illness in children and young people||70|
|Children and Young Peoples Mental Health||6||Diagnosis and treatments||70|
|Children and Young Peoples Mental Health||7||Prognoses and outcomes||70|
|Children and Young Peoples Mental Health||8||Support||70|
It 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.
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.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
This course is aimed at teachers and youth workers who may work with children who exhibit signs of mental health issues.
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.
We have a range of courses focusing on mental health awareness that would complement this one well, these include Mental Health First Aid and Depression Awareness.