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Understanding Depression in Children and Adolescents

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This understanding depression in children and adolescents course, will help increase your awareness and understanding of depression, including the different causes and the signs and symptoms of depression in children and adolescents.

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All about this Understanding Depression in Children and Adolescents Course

This course will provide you with a greater insight into depression, to help raise awareness and understanding of the causes of depression to help you recognise early signs. Recognising the early signs can help to minimise the impact of depression.

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to understand depression in children and adolescents. It’s common for young people to feel like adults don’t understand them, so increasing awareness of depression in children and young people is important as they may not recognise the signs themselves.

Whether you’re a teacher, a healthcare professional, or simply a person who has children in the family and would like to understand depression more, this course is ideal.

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.

  • Fully CPD registered
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Depression in Children and Young People – In the first unit, you will be introduced to depression, as well as how grief, life changes and stress can all trigger depression.
  • Unit 2 – Signs and Symptoms of Depression – In this unit you will explore the signs and symptoms of depression to strengthen your understanding, you will also cover the risk factors for developing depression.
  • Unit 3 – Support – This unit will cover the different types of support available for the child, as well as the help and support available for the parent/ caregiver who may need this while supporting a child with depression. This unit will also look at how primary and secondary schools can also help.
  • Unit 4 – Treatment – In the final unit of the course you will focus on the treatment available for children and adolescents who suffer from depression. Including creating a treatment plan for the child, counselling and medication.

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Work through your course

Each course is broken down into manageable sections. Work through these at your own pace and learn about each of the topics in the course. We use images, written information, diagrams and other resources to help you get to grips with the content with no hassle.

Our courses are all designed to allow progress without any assistance but our support staff can be contacted if you do need us.

Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

Get your certificate

As soon as you finish the course, you can download your certificate. This will also be accessible in your account any time you log in. Your certificate includes the course you have studied, your name, the date of completion and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you passed your course.

A digitally printed and hard backed version of your certificate is sent out to you via first class post the day after you pass.

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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 Understanding Depression in Children and Adolescents 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 Understanding Depression in Children and Adolescents 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 Understanding Depression in Children and Adolescents 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.

Understanding depression in children and adolescents
Understanding Depression in Children and Adolescents
£20 + VAT