Children and Young Peoples Mental Health
Designed for people with an interest in the mental health of children and young people.
Mental health problems affect around 1 in 10 children and young people. These issues include depression, anxiety and conduct disorder and can often be a direct response to occurrences in their lives. Emotional wellbeing is just as important as a child’s mental health, therefore it is important for those working with children and young people to have a good understanding of the concepts, risk factors and impact of mental health.
The concept of mental health
Risk factors which may affect the mental well-being of children and young people
Specific mental health conditions that children and young people may experience
The impact mental health concerns can have on children and young people
How to promote mental well-being in children and young people
Understand Children and Young People’s Mental Health in Context
Understand Factors which may Affect Children and Young People’s Mental Health
Understand Children and Young People’s Mental Health Concerns
Understand the Impact of Children and Young People’s Mental Health Concerns
Understand how to Support Children and Young People with Mental Health Concerns