The purpose of this qualification is to increase your knowledge and awareness of children and young people’s mental health.
By completing the qualification, you will develop knowledge of children and young people’s mental health in context. The course will cover the mental health problems commonly associated with children and young people and the impact of mental ill-health on children and young people. You will also learn about the support available to maintain mental wellbeing in children and young people.
This course is split into five units:
Unit 01 - Understand children and young people’s mental health in context.
Unit 02 - Understand factors which may affect children and young people’s mental health.
Unit 03 - Understand children and young people’s mental health concerns.
Unit 04 - Understand the impact of children and young people’s mental health concerns.
Unit 05 - Understand how to support children and young people with mental health concerns
To achieve the Level 2 Certificate In Understanding Children And Young People’s Mental Health, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the 6 mandatory units as detailed in the qualification specification.
The Level 2 Certificate In Understanding Children And Young People’s Mental Health is internally assessed.
This course is assessed via coursework. There are no exams included.
You may wish to attend our other workshops and courses related to your personal development or access our Adult Skills courses.
SS&L also offer higher level courses at Level 2, 3 and 4.
Discuss your next opportunity with our expert tutor team.
Need to know…
There are no specific prior qualifications needed to access this qualification, although learners may find it useful to have previously achieved a Level 1 qualification in a health, social care or mental-health related area.
Learners should ideally have the equivalent of Level 1 literacy skills, however, a formal qualification is not required as this will be assessed prior to starting the course.
Learners need access to the internet and a computer/laptop to complete the coursework.
SS&L ask that learners demonstrate a willingness to learn and complete the course.
The cost of this course is FREE
eligibility criteria applies
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