Professional Certificate in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Gain the Professional Mental Health Skills to Help Children and Youth in Need

Do you seek a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by young minds? Are you looking to make a meaningful impact in the younger generation's lives through counselling, education or healthcare? If the idea of having a fulfilling career where you can empower and enrich young minds entices you, then the Professional Certificate in Child and Adolescent Mental Health is your pathway to a fulfilling career making a difference in the lives of children and adolescents dealing with various mental health problems.

Start Date
Start Anytime
Duration
Self-paced. Approximately 500 hours to complete the course, which has five key modules made up of 50 lessons.
Delivery
Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated mentor support.

Course Overview

Course Modules

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Career Outcomes

This course may be of interest to people working or aspiring to work in or as:

  • Counselling
  • School Counsellor
  • Psychotherapy
  • Human Resources
  • Teaching Support
  • Caring Roles
  • Welfare and Social Work
  • Life Coaching and Therapy
  • Rehabilitation and Healthcare

Course Fees Include

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Student Support

You’ll be fully supported with access to an allocated student support advisor, mentor and course consultants, who are available 5 days per week.

Assessments

Assessments are an important part of your study journey as they help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving on to the next. They also help your student support advisor and mentors identify where any further support may be required so that you get the most out of your course. You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, undertaking research and watching videos. Assessments might include case studies, quizzes, and written assessments.

Certification

Upon completing the course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for each certificate completed and a Certificate of Completion.

About The Course

Empower Young Minds: Gain the Professional Skills to Help Children and Youth in Need

Are you passionate about supporting the mental wellbeing of children and adolescents? Do you seek a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by young minds? Are you looking to make a meaningful impact in the younger generation's lives through counselling, education or healthcare? If the idea of having a fulfilling career where you can empower and enrich young minds entices you, then the Professional Certificate in Child and Adolescent Mental Health is your pathway to a fulfilling career making a difference in the lives of children and adolescents dealing with various mental health problems.

This comprehensive course offers an in-depth exploration of child and adolescent mental health, covering a range of crucial topics through its five key modules. In 'Child and Adolescent Mental Health', you'll delve into the nature and scope of mental health issues in young people, including depression, anxiety and environmental influences. 'Child Psychology' provides insights into the developmental stages of children, from infancy to adolescence. 'Anger Management' focuses on effective strategies for managing anger in children and adolescents, a critical skill for counsellors and educators. Lastly, in 'Developmental, Learning, and Behavioural Disorders', you'll learn about conditions like Autism and ADHD, while 'Adolescent Psychology' covers teenagers' physical, intellectual and emotional development. 

Upon completing this course, various career opportunities open up in counselling, school counselling, psychotherapy, human resources, teaching support, welfare, social work, life coaching and healthcare. This course equips you with the knowledge and skills to support and guide children and adolescents through their mental health journeys, making a significant difference in their lives and the community.

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