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Youth Mental Health - Helping Young People with Anxiety

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Get an introduction to managing anxiety disorders in teenagers, with a course ideal for teachers and healthcare professionals with this Youth Mental Health - Helping Young People with Anxiety course from University of East Anglia by FutureLearn.

Overview

Anxiety is a common condition experienced by young people that can escalate to a point where it impacts on their general wellbeing and activities of daily living; brain development and performance at school or college. If untreated the risk of developing chronic and enduring mental health conditions increases, as well as the risks of deliberate self harm and suicide.

On this course you will learn how to identify anxiety disorders experienced by young people, understand ‘stigma’ related to mental health and develop your ability to help a young person experiencing debilitating anxiety

By the end of the Youth Mental Health - Helping Young People with Anxiety course from University of East Anglia by FutureLearn, you'll be able to:

  • Identify anxiety disorders commonly experienced by adolescents
  • Describe the aetiology (causes) of anxiety in young people
  • Explain what ‘stigma’ is in relation to mental illness generally
  • Identify between normal and abnormal anxiety states
  • Explain how to assist a young person experiencing abnormal anxiety states

Programme Structure

What topics will you cover?Week 1
  • The characteristics of anxiety
  • Adolescent development
Week 2
  • Anxiety as a biological response / toxic stress
  • Other linked mental health conditions
  • Stigma and mental illness

Week 3

  • Engaging with young people / safeguarding
  • Ways of helping the young person with anxiety
  • Mindfulness
  • End of course summary

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 21 days
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is for health professionals and teachers without specialist training in this area, it doesn’t require any prior experience or knowledge. 
  • It’s suitable for professionals doing continuous professional development.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 21 days.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 21 days.
  • Extra Benefits if you upgrade: From $74

Funding

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