Child and Youth Mental Health Conditions 1 (8ACF050)

Child and Youth Mental Health Conditions 1 (8ACF050)

Level ~ Graduate Certificate
Teaching period ~ Semester 2
Type ~ Child & Youth

In this module we will explore mental health concerns that often arise in childhood.  We will cover anxiety conditions and a number of neurodevelopmental disorders.

Students will be provided with opportunities to develop appraisal skills regarding child and youth mental health interventions.


Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the unit, students will be able to:

  • Conceptualise and critically appraise appropriate interventions for a range of presentations commonly seen in child and youth mental health settings.

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Weekly Schedule
Week 1 Nervous and shy
Week 2 Excessive worry and panic
Week 3 Unusual behaviours
Week 4 Cognitive challenges
Week 5 Autism