Advanced Certificate in Working with Youth and Children at Risk

Start A Rewarding Career Helping Children And Youth In Need

If you love helping children and youth, consider a career as a youth worker, counselor, teacher's aide, or psychologist. The Advanced Certificate in Working with Youth and Children at Risk course is your first step towards making a difference.

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400 hours of study time. You have lifetime access to this course.
Study this course 100% online from the comfort of your own home, anywhere in Australia.

Course Overview

Course Modules

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Career Outcomes

  • Youth Worker
  • Child Mental Health Counsellor
  • Special Needs Teachers Aide
  • Child And Adolescent Counsellor
  • School Counsellor
  • Child Psychologist 
  • Children’s Services Caseworker

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About The Course

Make A Positive Difference In The Lives Of Children And Youth Suffering From Developmental Or Mental Health Disorders

Do you have a passion for helping children and youth in need? Would you love a career where you can care for and help children and youth who are suffering from developmental or mental health disorders? If you answered yes, a career as a youth worker, child mental health counsellor, special needs teachers aide, Child and Adolescent Counsellor, school counsellor, Child Psychologist or children’s services caseworker could be your career calling. Take the first step toward a career helping children and youth in need with The Advanced Certificate In Working With Youth And Children at Risk course. 

This one of the flexible online courses will teach you how to identify common mental health disorders seen in children and adolescents, learn how to become aware of developmental disorders and explore ways to help and treat them. This comprehensive course will teach you the signs, symptoms, treatment and support for autism – autistic disorder, Asperger’s disorder, other pervasive developmental disorders including Rett’s disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, developmental disorders, attention-deficit and hyperactivity disorders – ADHD & variants, conduct disorders (include oppositional defiant disorder) communications disorders & motor skills disorder – focus on speech and language signs, symptoms, treatment, and support, youth and crime, age of criminal responsibility, the nature and scope of mental health , childhood depression signs and symptoms and treatments, anxiety disorders – separation, school phobias, tic disorders – Tourette’s , brain disorders (injury & disease), motor disorders, elimination disorders, feeding & eating disorders, environmental problems – abuse and neglect, plus, problems of adolescence – anorexia, bulimia, substance use, family conflict signs, and the holistic and alternative approaches to treatment such as homoeopathy, art therapy, music therapy, kinesiology, aromatherapy, sensory integration, plus much more.

Start your career helping children and youth suffering from developmental or mental health disorders.

Affordable Payment Plan

Want to study this course but can’t afford to pay upfront? No problem! The Advanced Certificate In Working With Youth And Children at Risk comes with an interest-free payment plan option starting from $25 per week. Want more information? Enquire now.


"The Advanced Certificate Working with at Risk Youth has such meaningful and useful modules, and no requirement for work placement! Even if you don’t work in the industry, it has valuable information for parents, on common issues that children and adolescents can encounter. I thoroughly enjoyed learning through this course!" - Leanne K