By the end of the microcredential, you’ll be able to...
- Describe the key mental health issues that children and young people experience and the common factors that contribute to their development
- Explore issues of presenting problems and intervention planning when working with children and young people
- Apply counselling concepts to support children and young people and create effective therapeutic interventions
- Reflect on how your personal and professional backgrounds influence your approach to working with mental health issues
You’ll have access to our online welcome area where you’ll be able to read any information relating to your microcredential.
From 9 Oct 2023
Mental Health: Working with Children and Young People
Develop tools and techniques to support children and young people with their mental health.
13 hours per week
Your submitted assessment will be marked and graded by academic experts from The Open University. You’ll continue to have ongoing access to the course materials.
15 UK Credits at Postgraduate level from The Open University and a certificate
Academic credits are awarded on passing the final assessment. These will be at postgraduate level 7 of the Framework for Higher Education (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) / level 11 of the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework.
Find out how credits work and where you can use them in our FAQs.
As the UK’s largest university, The Open University (OU) supports thousands of students to achieve their goals and ambitions via supported distance learning, helping to fit learning around professional and personal life commitments.
LocationMilton Keynes, UK
World rankingTop 510Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020