This Mental Wellbeing in Children & Young People training teaches learners what mental health is, the types of children’s mental health and wellbeing in schools, the signs and symptoms, key risk factors, the myths and stigma surrounding mental health issues and how to support children’s mental health and emotional wellbeing. Upon successful completion, learners will receive a Mental Wellbeing in Children and Young People certificate.
Did you know, mental health problems affect around one in six children? It’s essential anyone working with children, whether in an educational setting or another, should learn about mental health in children and young children. Children’s mental wellbeing is just as important as their physical health. Start improving the mental health and happiness of the children you care for.
On completion of this online Mental Wellbeing in Children & Young People training course, learners should know and understand the following:
- What mental health is
Understand and identify what mental health is and the types of mental illness that can affect children and young people
- Signs & Symptoms of mental health
Recognise the signs and symptoms which may indicate a mental health issue in children or young people
- Common issues faced
Learn about common issues faced by young people with regard to mental health
- Key risk factors
Understand key risk factors that make some young people vulnerable to mental health issues
- Protective factors, myths & stigma
Identify protective factors that build resilience in children and young people, including some of the myths and stigma surrounding mental health issues
- Advice and support
Learn practical advice to help support children and young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing
This Mental Wellbeing in Children & Young People course is CPD accredited. It meets accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 2 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes