Course Code: SC1FE380 Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health - Level 2 Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration / Fees 18 Apr 2023 Bispham Campus 11 Weeks Apply now 17 Apr 2024 Bispham Campus 11 Weeks Apply now 18 Apr 2024 Bispham Campus 11 Weeks Apply now Overview Is this course for me? How will I be assessed? Where could this course take me? Course Summary Course Overview This qualification (NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health) will provide an introduction to the knowledge and awareness of children and young people’s mental health. This course allows you to develop specialist knowledge and understanding of children and young people’s mental health in context, mental health problems commonly associated with children and young people, the impact of mental ill-health on children and young people and support available to maintain mental wellbeing in children and young people. The course is delivered remotely and runs over 10 weeks with 4.5 hours of scheduled contact time each week. You will be assigned a subject specialist course tutor who will deliver the live scheduled sessions. The tutor will also be available for weekly support and to guide you from the beginning to the completion of your qualification. Throughout the academic year both evening and daytime study options are available. The qualification is internally assessed using a range of methods including written assignments or tasks This qualification will not only support employment opportunities, but also the possibility of progressing on to the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health. You may also wish to consider completing this course as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to support your current role. Expert tuition is delivered by our industry specialists on this programme, with access to continued online support to assist in completing your assignments. Entry Requirements No previous training or experience is required for this programme but you must be over 19 on the 31 August before the course start date. Tuition Fees Read our tuition fees guide. Qualification ObtainedCertificate in Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health Assessment Methods The following units on this course are mandatory: Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health in Context Understanding Factors which may Affect Children and Young People’s Mental Health Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health Concerns Understanding the Impact of Children and Young People’s Mental Health Concerns Understanding How to Support Children and Young People with Mental Health Concerns All units will be internally assessed using a range of tasks including electronic workbooks, and tasks such as designing a leaflet or poster. Resources will be available online to support you with this. Career Options and Progression This qualification is suitable for anyone looking to increase their knowledge of children and young people’s mental health. The specialist knowledge it provides will enhance your employment opportunities as well as support progression to related further study. There may be opportunities to progress to the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health.