An Introduction to Children and Young People’s Mental Health Beginners’ Course

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Would you like to learn more about children and young people’s mental health? This introductory programme will help you develop a basic understanding of supporting the mental wellbeing of children and young people. It is ideal for anyone looking to develop their mental health support skills, particularly those interested in a career in mental health.

Course Information

This course is fully online with tutor support and is suitable for anyone aged 19+ who has access to the internet and a smart device and an interest in mental health. You will be assessed via written tasks and projects and do not need any formal qualifications to be able to study this programme.

Fee: Free for unemployed adults who are UK residents. It is available for other adults but charges may apply.


Benefits / Skills

Benefits of this programme include:

  • Flexible online delivery.
  • Suitable for adult learners looking to gain or refresh skills.
  • Includes simple practical activities to support learning.
  • Provides strategies to develop good mental wellbeing.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but you will need basic digital skills.

Career Progression

Progression may include accredited childcare, teaching assistant or special educational needs (SEN) courses.

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Course Details


4 sessions (10-20 total hours)

Study Type

Part time

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Adult & Community
Leeds City College
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