Children and Young People’s Mental Health

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Children and Young People’s Mental Health



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90 minutes


70% pass mark

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It starts by defining mental illness and mental health problems and their impact on children and
young people. There’s extensive coverage of the many types of mental illnesses found in this group, and how they can be recognised and treated.

We’ll look at attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression and self-harm – along with eating disorders, including anorexia, bulimia and binge eating. Other mental illnesses covered include schizophrenia, autism, learning difficulties, post-traumatic stress disorder, along with bipolar disorder, panic disorder, sleep apnoea and social phobia.

You’ll learn about symptoms and causes – and the actions to take if you suspect someone has a mental health condition. We’ll discuss the role of mental healthcare professionals, such as a psychologists, psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses or clinical social workers – and show how parents can become involved.

Treatments covered include psychotherapy, mindfulness, play therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy and medication. We’ll deal with prognosis and prevention – and show how to promote positive mental health and dispel common myths. Finally, you’ll learn practical techniques to help you talk to children or young people about their mental health.

CPD Approved.

Duration: 90 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Our CPD approved courses are owned and delivered by VideoTile Learning Ltd and are distributed under licence.

Course Modules

  • Introduction: 70% pass mark
  • Mental illnesses in children and young adults: Part 1
    70% pass mark
  • Mental illnesses in children and young adults: Part 2
    70% pass mark
  • Mental illnesses in children and young adults: Part 3
    70% pass mark
  • Signs of mental illness in children and young people: 70% pass mark
  • Diagnosis and treatments: 70% pass mark
  • Prognoses and outcomes: 70% pass mark
  • Support : 70% pass mark

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