Mental Health in Schools

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Our Mental Health in Schools course will look at the various different aspects of how positive mental health can be promoted in children, how this can impact their well-being and reduce the possibility for the development of mental health problems. This course would be perfect for anyone working with children.

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Course Description

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All about this Mental Health in Schools course

In our Mental Health in Schools course you will be exploring some strategies that can support good mental health and well-being both in children and young people.

You will also explore why depression and anxiety are the two most common forms of mental health issues that children and young people may experience, as well as enabling you to spot some of the signs of mental illnesses that specifically come about due to abuse and trauma in children.

You will be looking at the various different aspects of how positive mental health can be promoted in children and how this can impact their well-being and reduce the possibility of developing mental health problems.

To make the learning environment equal you will study the importance of providing additional support for children with mental health problems and/or special educational needs and disabilities.

All courses are regulated with the CPD Certification Service and fully approved as proof of continued professional development.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

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  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
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  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to mental health and well-being in schools – The first unit of our Mental Health In Schools course will give you an overview of some key terms that can support good mental health and well-being in both children and young people. You will also learn what children can expect from their teachers when they have a mental health condition and are still attending school.
  • Unit 2 – Types of mental health issues in children and young children – In this unit you will explore the two most common forms of mental health issues that children and young people are likely to experience.
  • Unit 3 – Recognising signs of mental illness in children and young people – You will explore some of the signs of mental illness in this unit. You will also considered what somatic symptoms are and how these impact children who are experiencing mental health problems.
  • Unit 4 – Promoting positive mental health – In this unit you will look at various different aspects of positive mental health and how it can be promoted in children.
  • Unit 5 – Survival in the classroom – You will explore some aspects of the classroom that would enable children to learn in a safe and supportive environment.
  • Unit 6 – Additional support – You will consider some of the forms of additional support that children with mental health problems and/or special education needs and disabilities may need in order to ensure that they are able to learn equally.
  • Unit 7 – Healthy lifestyles – In this final unit of our Mental Health in Schools course you will have looked at some of the ways in which children and young people can be encouraged to have a healthy lifestyle in order to promote good mental and physical well-being.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email hello@cpdonline.co.uk.

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Mental Health in Schools course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Mental Health in Schools course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Mental Health in Schools course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Mental Health In Schools
Mental Health in Schools
£20 + VAT