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What Will I Learn?

Take steps to become a qualified Child Counsellor or social care professional

Broaden your knowledge of the characteristics of good and poor mental health

Understand the burden of mental health illnesses on children and young people

Learn the steps of the mental health self-assessment process for children

Develop an in-depth understanding of common mental health disorders in children

Know how to detect the signs and symptoms of mental health illness in children

Broaden your knowledge of how parents and caregivers can help support children

Learn how to promote positive factors in order to achieve positive outcomes

Course Overview

Did you know that 10% of children and young people aged 5-16 years have a clinically diagnosable mental problem.

The Counselling Children & Supporting Their Wellbeing course is ideal for aspiring child counsellors and social care professionals who work with children. Through this comprehensive training course, you will learn about the causes and symptoms of mental illness in children, as well as the different types of mental health disorders. It will also give an insight into the burden on mental health illnesses in children, and how children deal with and understand mental illness.

This course covers practical strategies and techniques that can be applied in real-life situations, equipping you with the skills to support children every step of the way to full recovery. It also explores how parents and caregivers can play a role in supporting children.

This best selling Counselling Children & Supporting Their Wellbeing has been developed by industry professionals and has already been completed by hundreds of satisfied students. This in-depth Counselling Children & Supporting Their Wellbeing is suitable for anyone who wants to build their professional skill set and improve their expert knowledge.

The Counselling Children & Supporting Their Wellbeing is CPD-accredited, so you can be confident you’re completing a quality training course will boost your CV and enhance your career potential. The Counselling Children & Supporting Their Wellbeing is made up of several information-packed modules which break down each topic into bite-sized chunks to ensure you understand and retain everything you learn.

After successfully completing the Counselling Children & Supporting Their Wellbeing, you will be awarded a certificate of completion as proof of your new skills. If you are looking to pursue a new career and want to build your professional skills to excel in your chosen field, the certificate of completion from the Counselling Children & Supporting Their Wellbeing will help you stand out from the crowd. You can also validate your certification on our website.

We know that you are busy and that time is precious, so we have designed the Counselling Children & Supporting Their Wellbeing to be completed at your own pace, whether that’s part-time or full-time. Get full course access upon registration and access the course materials from anywhere in the world, at any time, from any internet-enabled device. 

Our experienced tutors are here to support you through the entire learning process and answer any queries you may have via email.



After successfully completing the course, you will be able to get the UK and internationally accepted certificate to share your achievement with potential employers or include it in your CV. The PDF Certificate + Transcript is available at £6.99 (Special Offer - 50% OFF). In addition, you can get a hard copy of your certificate for £12 (Shipping cost inside the UK is free, and outside the UK is £9.99).

Course Curriculum

Section 01: Introduction
Welcome 00:02:00
The Burden of Mental Health illnesses on children 00:10:00
Section 02: Prevalence
Prevalence 00:05:00
Self-assessment Activity 00:02:00
Section 03: Definition of Mental Health
What is mental health? 00:05:00
Common mental health disorders among children 00:06:00
Self-assessment activity 00:02:00
Section 04: Recognizing Mental Health Problems among Children
Challenges in identifying mental health problems in children 00:04:00
Effective methods in the identification of mental health problems among children 00:04:00
Identifying Risk factors 00:09:00
Self-assessment activity 00:02:00
Section 05: Signs and symptoms of Mental Health Difficulties among Children
Signs and symptoms of mental health problems in children 00:08:00
Section 06: How can we help children experiencing mental health difficulties?
How mental health practitioners, social workers and educational staff can help 00:05:00
How parents and caregivers can help 00:03:00
Promoting positive factors in order to maximize positive outcomes 00:05:00
Section 07: Accessing External Support Systems
External support agencies 00:02:00
Section 08: Testing Your New Knowledge and Skills
Memory Points 00:03:00
Section 09: Bonus
Counselling Children and Supporting Their Wellbeing – EBOOK 01:00:00
Assignment – Counselling Children & Supporting Their Wellbeing 00:00:00


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