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Level 5 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health

Advance your understanding of children and young people’s mental health with our Level 5 Certificate course. Covering disorders, treatments, and social implications, this comprehensive program equips you with the knowledge to support mental wellness in young individuals effectively.


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Course Overview

Our Level 5 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health offers a profound and comprehensive understanding of mental health issues specific to younger populations. This course is pivotal for anyone seeking to contribute meaningfully to the mental well-being of children and adolescents.

The curriculum begins with an “Introduction to Mental Health,” setting the stage for deeper exploration into specific mental health disorders. “Childhood Disorders” and “Adolescent Disorders” modules provide insights into the mental health challenges faced at different developmental stages.

In subsequent modules like “Stress and Anxiety Disorder,” “Schizophrenia,” and “Personality Disorder and Mood Disorder,” you’ll delve into specific conditions, their symptoms, and impacts. Understanding the nuances of these disorders is crucial in identifying and supporting those in need.

“Eating and Sleeping Disorder” focuses on disorders often overlooked but significantly impactful on young people’s health. The sensitive topics of “Self-Harm and Suicide” are addressed with care, offering insights into prevention and support strategies.

“Treatment of Mental Illness” and “Medication and Therapy in the Treatment of Mental Illness” guide you through various intervention and management strategies, while “Social Attributes of Mental Illness” and “Mental Health in the Workplace” explore the broader societal context and implications.

Lastly, “Legislation and Services for Mental Illness” equips you with knowledge of the legal framework and available services, an essential component for anyone working in or aspiring to work in this field.

The course also includes a deep dive into child psychology with sections on child cognitive, emotional, and social development, applied child psychology, and clinical child psychology. This holistic approach ensures you are well-equipped with both theoretical knowledge and practical understanding.

This course is ideal for professionals in education, healthcare, social work, and anyone passionate about supporting young people’s mental health. Enroll now and be part of a proactive solution in nurturing healthier minds.

Course Description 

This course is an excellent learning opportunity for those who are passionate about the topic and who are interested in a successful career within the relevant industry. Professionals currently working in this field who wish to brush up on their knowledge and advance their careers may also enrol in this program.   

In the Level 5 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health Course, you will find a number of engaging, in-depth modules that will provide you with comprehensive theoretical knowledge that will enable you to succeed in your career. As proof of your completion, you will receive a free e-certificate from Learndrive.

Using computers, tablets, smartphones, and other internet-enabled devices, you can access the course modules at your own pace. Invest in your professional development today and learn skills that will lead to your dream job. Become a career leader by taking this course online.

What Do You Get With The Level 5 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health Course?

  • Courses Materials in bite-sized format for the most accessible learning experience
  • Exams that test and consolidate your understanding 
  • Free e-certificate after passing the course
  • Flexible study time and pace

Course Design

Students can access the course using any internet-connected device through our online learning platform. You may study at your own pace since there are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules.


The learners who pass the course will receive a Learndrive Certificate as a badge of accomplishment. The e-certificate is free of charge. There is a small fee, however, if you want a hard copy of your certificate.

Who Is This Course For?

The course is right for you if you already work in this industry or want to make the transition. This Level 5 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health Course is designed to enhance your expertise and improve your CV. 


Students from all backgrounds are welcome to participate in the online training. There are no requirements for participation. The only prerequisite for studying this Level 5 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health Course is an interest in learning and a good grasp of English, mathematics, and computer skills.



Course Instructor

Theolearn Academy focuses on developing online courses covering a variety of topics such as personal development, management, health & care, business, marketing, hospitality, teaching, law, etc. 

Theolearn Academy has years of experience developing well-organised, concise, and theoretically sound online courses. The mission of this organisation is to assist individuals in gaining the theoretical knowledge needed to excel in their careers.


This course is accredited by CPDQE. The demand for professionals to engage in Continuing Professional Development is escalating, irrespective of the industry, career stage, or job function. CPD serves as an impactful mechanism for skill enhancement, maintaining the relevance of academic credentials, and strategically advancing one’s career. 

This CPDQE Certified Course will ensure that you have obtained the required CPD trainings for your professional development.

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Course Curriculum

Course Lecture
Introduction to Mental Health 00:08:00
Childhood Disorders 00:15:00
Adolescents Disorders 00:14:00
Stress and Anxiety Disorder 00:19:00
Schizophrenia 00:21:00
Personality Disorder and Mood Disorder 00:22:00
Eating and Sleeping Disorder 00:08:00
Self-Harm and Suicide 00:17:00
Treatment of Mental Illness 00:16:00
Social Attributes of Mental Illness 00:13:00
Mental Health in the Workplace 00:11:00
Legislation and Services for Mental Illness 00:14:00
Medication and Therapy in the Treatment of Mental Illness 00:15:00
Child Psycho- Programme Overview 00:02:00
CCA Introduction to Child Psychology 00:03:00
Cognitive Development of a Child 00:04:00
Socio-Emotional Development of a Child 00:07:00
Child Psycho- Socio-cultural Factors in a Child_s Development 00:03:00
Parenting in Child Development 00:03:00
Schooling Environment in the Development of a Child 00:05:00
Self-Esteem and Confidence 00:03:00
Attachment and Relationship Building 00:03:00
Behavioral Problems in Children 00:03:00
Bullying and Child Abuse 00:03:00
Depression in Children 00:04:00
Separation in Children 00:03:00
Stress in Children 00:03:00
Grief in Children 00:02:00
Child Therapy and Counselling 00:02:00
Final Quiz: Child Psychology
Final Quiz: Child Psychology 00:30:00

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