CPD Engaging in Children and Young People's Mental Health

Level 6 (undergraduate), 20 credits

Start dates

To be confirmed

Course length

One semester

Course cost

Total cost: £840


City campus

Faculty of Health:

0151 231 5829


Course aim

This multi-disciplinary/agency CPD module has been designed to offer an introduction to engaging in children and young peoples mental health.

Course content

  • Introduction to Mental health in children and young people
  • Understanding child development and how this is interrupted
  • Prevention and Health
  • Promotion
  • Spectrum of Need
  • Consent, the Law and Ethics
  • Common and Complex Disorders inc: Self harm and suicide, Eating Disorders, Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, autism and PTSD
  • Associated Problems
  • Influences
  • Effective and Sensitive Communication
  • Risk taking behaviours
  • Personal and professional resilience
  • Transition
  • Debate and Debrief

Teaching and learning

The course will be delivered during a semester and the teaching will be delivered over 7-8 weeks. You will be required to attend one day per week (usually Wednesday) with teaching commencing at 4.00pm and ending at 7.30pm. You will be required to undertake online activity in between sessions.

Entry requirements

Evidence of study at level 5 to DipHe level


You will assessed via a poster presentation with a verbal defense.

CPD award

This CPD is standalone and is not within a wider award framework.

Further information

Information is available in our CPD for healthcare professionals brochure.

For further information please contact:

Faculty Admissions Team
Faculty of Health
Liverpool John Moores University
79 Tithebarn Street
Liverpool L2 2ER

T: 0151 231 5829
E: Health@ljmu.ac.uk

The University may make changes to a programme of study or module where such changes are deemed to be beneficial to students, are minor in nature and unlikely to impact negatively upon students or become necessary due to circumstances beyond the control of the University.

Further guidance on programme changes.

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