Child and Youth Mental Health Conditions 1 (8ACF050)

Child and Youth Mental Health Conditions 1 (8ACF050)

Level ~ Graduate Certificate
Availability ~ Teaching Period 4
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.

This unit has a starting date of 18 July and finishes on 19 Aug during the 2022 academic year.


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