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Certificate in Child & Adolescent Mental Health Course Guide

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Certificate in Child & Adolescent Mental Health Course Guide

Modules

  • Introduction
  • Understanding Normal Childhood Development
  • Good Mental Health
  • Understanding Childhood Mental Illness
  • Prevalence Of Mental Health Issues In Children And Adolescents
  • Differences To Adult Mental Health
  • An Introduction To The Mental Health Industry
  • Introduction
  • Types Of Depression In Childhood
  • Diagnosis Of Depression In Children
  • Causes Of Childhood Depression
  • Assessing Risk Of Suicide

  • Introduction
  • Scope And Nature Of Anxiety Disorders
  • Different Types Of Anxiety Disorders
  • Childhood Anxiety Disorders
  • Adolescent Anxiety Disorders
  • Other Anxiety Related Problems
  • Introduction To Tic Disorders
  • Types Of Tics
  • Gilles De La Tourette Syndrome (Tourette’s Disorder)
  • Transient Tic Disorder
  • Chronic Tic Disorder
  • Tic Disorder (Nos)

  • Introduction
  • Differences To Adults
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Congenital Malformations
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Tumours
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Environmental Toxins
  • Introduction
  • Elimination Disorders
  • Encopresis
  • Enuresis
  • Feeding And Eating Disorders Of Childhood
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder
  • Selective Mutism
  • Stereotypic Movement Disorder
  • Introduction
  • Child Abuse
  • Definition Of Child Abuse
  • Factitious Disorder By Proxy
  • The Effects Of Abuse
  • Attachment Issues
  • Lifestyle
  • Drug Treatments
  • Food And Mental Health
  • Alternative Therapies

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There are no entry requirements or prerequisites to enrol on this course. You can enrol online directly by clicking on “Enrol Now” and following the prompts.  

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This course costs €549.00 or only €25 per week on a no-deposit, interest-free payment plan. Click here to get started now. 

This course takes approximately 80 hours, and you’ll have up to 6 months to complete. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Most of The Career Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week, but if life gets busy, you can apply for a course extension if you need more time.

Your course is delivered through our online learning platform, which you can access from any web browser 24/7 to work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students within the learning environment. Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the necessary resources at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates; you can start whenever you are ready, and your tutors and student services will check in on your progress and help you every step of the way.

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Absolutely! You’ve got a 14-day cooling-off period (trial period) at the start of your course. Take that time to review all your learning material and get a feel for online learning. If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money-back guarantee*.

This course covers some ways health professionals approach mental health challenges like eating disorders, tics and symptoms of brain injury. 

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After enrolling, you’ll receive an 14-day cooling off period (or trial period). If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money back guarantee*.