This short course will provide an overview into understanding child and adolescent mental health. It provides an insight into some of the more common experiences and difficulties, observed by people working with a child with a mental health issue. The course will be of particular interest to SENCo's, school nurses, children's centre workers and youth workers. Nurses within healthcare settings and social care staff working within services for young people may also find benefit in this course.
- Demonstrate understanding of key policy that guides child and adolescent mental healthcare
- Demonstrate an understanding of what constitutes a diagnosis of ASD, anxiety and depression
- Critically review the impact of a diagnosis of ASD upon a young person
- Examine low level interventions that can be used to support young people with ASD
- Develop an understanding of psycho-educational strategies to help young people understand anxiety and depression
- Evaluate the condition and circumstance whereby self-harming behaviour may be exhibited by young people
- Demonstrate knowledge of low level interventions to support young people who self-harm
University of Derby Online (UDOL)
The University of Derby Online Learning is one of the United Kingdom’s leading universities for online distance learning. We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications and professional development courses to people around the world who require more flexible study options.
Upon completing this online short course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Completion from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or your employer, or to include it in your personal development portfolio.