By the end of the course you will be able to:
- Understand essential developmental processes and how they relate to child and adolescent mental health and well being
- Understand key mental health difficulties that affect children and young people
- Develop a critical reflection on the nature and perception of typical and atypical development and psychological difficulties
- Understand and to critically examine the cultural and societal context for child and adolescent development and developmental psychopathology.
We will further look at current models of prevention and psychological intervention for Children and Young people who present with mental health difficulties and how these are implemented and evaluated within public and mental heath settings.