Parental Mental Health
£45 Click to Register and start any time
This e-learning course aims to increase awareness of the main issues surrounding mental distress in parents and how this impacts upon their children. It is aimed at anyone who comes into contact
with children and young people during the course of their work.
This course aims to raise awareness of the legislation and guidance that applies, and gives a background to mental distress and attitudes towards it in the past and today. It helps the learner
understand the causes and symptoms or the variety of mental health problems parents may have so they will be able to appreciate the needs and experiences faced by different groups, and know how
to advise and support parents and their children.
Having completed the module learners will:
Be aware of some key terms and key legislation relating to mental distress and have a basic knowledge of the historical background to the subject
Be able to list some of the main causes and main types of mental illness
Know what services are available to people who are experiencing mental distress
Understand the impact of diversity issues; appreciate the needs that different groups have and how they can be addressed
Have an appreciation of the real impact of mental health issues and see what types of barriers people face in their daily lives
Know how to support parents with mental distress, by using a number of types of good practice and being aware of useful contacts
Welcome and Learning Objectives
Causes and Types of Mental Illness
Services for People Experiencing mental Distress
Mental illness and Diversity Matters
Experience of/Attitudes Towards Mental Distress
Working with Parents Experiencing Mental Distress
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On completion of this course you will be able to download a College certificate.
Approximately 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.
Individuals whose work brings them into contact with children and young adults.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.