About the Course
Taking between 1.5 - 2 hours to complete, this online CPD UK accredited mental health awareness module is recommended for anyone working in the education sector who has regular contact with children and young people and their families.
It is recommended for teachers and teaching assistants.
There is NO need to complete Level 1 in advance of completing this module.
We recommend this module is completed every two years.
- To increase understanding of prevention, detection and early intervention of mental health problems in children and young people
- To reduce stigma associated with mental health problems faced by children and young people
- To raise awareness of anxiety, depression, self-harm and suicide and the risk factors associated with these disorders
- To increase understanding of eating disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum condition (ASC), conduct disorder and oppositional defiant disorder and challenging behaviours in school
- To educate about the features of these disorders, the early warning signs, emergency management and accessing help for children and young people
- To provide relevant information regarding what action to take to ensure a child or young person with a mental health problem receives the right support at the right time.