LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE IN CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S MENTAL HEALTH
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.
By completing the qualification, learners will develop knowledge of:
• Children and young people’s mental health in the context
• Mental health problems commonly associated with children and young people
• The impact of mental ill-health on children and young people
• Support available to maintain mental wellbeing in children and young people