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Understanding Infant Mental Health and its Impact on Development in Children (Level 2 Award)

Early Years

Course Overview

This course will aid students to understand the importance and role of infant mental health on childrens development. The course will cover the following learning outcomes;Understand the expected pattern of social and emotional development in in children 0-3 years (LO1)Understand factors that may affect children’s social and emotional development including trauma (LO2)Understand how to support children’s social and emotional development and meet their individual needs.(LO3)Understand how to use everyday care routines andactivities to support independence, health, safety and well-being. (LO4)Understand how to support children through transitionsin their lives. (LO5)Understand strategies and activities that support children’s social and emotional development (LO6)
  • Start Date
    18 Jan 2023
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    6 Weeks
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Important Message

Fees must be paid at the time of enrolment, or arrangements should be put in place to pay by instalments. The full fee includes tuition, registration and examination fees (where relevant). Depending on your circumstances you may be entitled to a reduced (concessionary) fee. Reduced fees are applied to the cost of tuition only. Failure to enrol before the Awarding Body deadline may result in you incurring a late fee.

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: OCN NI Level 2 Award in Understanding Infant Mental Health and its Impact on Development in Children Ref D113
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 18/01/2023
    (Wed:7:00PM-9:00PM /)
    Full £30.00
    Concession £30.00
    Examination £28.00

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Whilst there are no formal entry requirements, this qualification will build on the knowledge attained through OCN Level 1 Award in Infant Mental Health

Additional Information

This course is targeted at parents and professionals working with children and young people. Students will explore brain development, key physical care needs and support infants social and emotional development with particular reference to the impact on development in children.


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