The Mental Health of Youth in Schools will teach you how to assist adolescents who are developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. You will learn about adolescent development, the signs and symptoms of the common and disabling mental health problems in young people, where and how to get help when a young person is developing a mental illness, what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation. On completion of the course, you will be able to identify symptoms of the following mental health problems: eating disorders, depression, anxiety, autism, ADHD, addiction, antisocial behaviour and psychosis.

Why choose this course

  • Earn a free e-certificate upon successful completion.
  • Accessible, informative modules taught by expert instructors
  • Study in your own time, at your own pace, through your computer tablet or mobile device
  • Benefit from instant feedback through mock exams and multiple-choice assessments
  • Get 24/7 help or advice from our email and live chat teams
  • Full Tutor Support on Weekdays

Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

Certification

Upon successful completion of the course you will be able to obtain your course completion e-certificate free of cost. Print copy by post is also available at an additional cost of 9.99 and PDF Certificate at 4.99.

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Mental Health of Children
Children’s Mental Health Basics 00:30:00
Nurturing Positivity And Confidence 01:00:00
Recognize Changed Behaviour In Your Child 01:00:00
About Birth Defects 01:00:00
About Behavior Disorders 01:00:00
Mental Health Games For Children 01:00:00
Make Sure You Take Care Of Yourself As Well 00:30:00
Module 02: Autism
The Basics About Autism: What Is It? 00:30:00
What Are the Factors that Contribute A Child to Autism 01:30:00
Autism and Genetics 01:30:00
What Are the Basic Symptoms of Autism 01:00:00
What Are the Speech and Communication Problems of Autism 01:00:00
Autism and Body Language 01:00:00
Autism, Toxic Metals, and Vaccines 00:30:00
The Cause of Autism Might Be Found in Autistic Mice 00:30:00
Autism: The Need for Increased Research 00:30:00
How is Autism Treated 01:00:00
How Is Autism Diagnosed 00:30:00
Myths about Autism 00:30:00
How to Look for Autism Signs in Infants 00:30:00
How Can Families Cope With an Autistic Child and the Financial Burden 00:30:00
The Differences Between Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism 01:00:00
Autism Assistance Dogs 01:00:00
Teaching Autistic Children 01:00:00
The Fixation Behavior of an Autistic Child 00:30:00
The Autism Society of America 00:30:00
Childproofing Your Home for Your Autistic Child 00:30:00
Autism and Nutritional Supplements 01:00:00
Toilet Training the Autistic Child 01:00:00
Difficulties of an Autistic Adult 01:00:00
Alternative Treatments for Autism 01:00:00

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