Level 2 Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health

Year: 2020/21
Exam Board: NCFE/HALLMARK

Entry Requirements
You must be 19+ years of age by 31 August 2020. There are no formal entry requirements, but you must have a keen interest in the subject, a good level of English and the ability to work independently.

If you are interested in a course please fill in the form at the bottom of this page or call us on 01724 297146. If you are a customer of the jobcentre please ask your work coach for a direct referral.

Content & Overview
The aim of this course is to increase your knowledge and awareness of children and young people’s mental health. This course can lead you to progress onto further qualifications and on into relevant employment in the health and social care or education sectors.

Unit 1 – Understanding children and young people’s mental health in context
Unit 2 – The factors that may affect children and young people’s mental health
Unit 3 – Understanding children and young people’s mental health concerns 
Unit 4 – The impact of children and young people’s mental health concerns
Unit 5 – How to support children and young people’s mental health concerns


DayTimeDurationLocationCost
Thursday4pm – 7pm5 sessions
over 10 weeks
Engineering UTCFree*

*Course is free of charge, but evidence of benefit status (if applicable) is required in accordance with ESFA Funding Rules.

Suitable for
Mental Health Champions, Teachers, TA’s in infant, primary and secondary schools, practitioners and childminders in early years provision, practitioners in after school club provision, School Governors, Children Centre staff.
Application Method
Please contact our customer service team using the form below.
Delivery Method
This course will be delivered via blended learning. Five sessions (one per unit) will be delivered in the classroom, strictly adhering to current social distancing restrictions and the remaining course materials will be accessed online using Google Classroom. Please note: If social distancing measures change, this course may move to 100% distance learning with the five sessions being delivered via a live virtual classroom i.e. Google Meets.
Homework
All assignments are set online for you to complete at a time convenient to you to meet the deadlines.
Assessment
You will be required to complete five online assignments (one assignment per unit) and an individual learning plan (ILP).
Further Study
You may like to attend the following courses/workshops.

  • Youth Mental Health First Aid (3 hour workshop)
  • Setting up an ‘Anxiety Forum’ (3 hour workshop)
  • Theory on Boys
  • NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems (Adults)

Find out more - Level 2 Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health

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