Child Psychology

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Become an expert in assessing the mental development of children and young people, and develop the skills and practical knowledge to provide psychological support to children suffering from a range of mental issues, with the Child Psychology course. 

In this training course, you will receive comprehensive training in all areas of child psychology. Through case studies, audio-visual material and practical exercises, you will learn about the cognitive development of children and the environmental, social and emotional factors that impact their mental development. 

You will also explore cognitive development theories, common psychological disorders such in children, and the role, responsibilities and skills of a child psychologist in detail.

Learning Objectives:

  • Broaden your knowledge of the role and responsibilities of a child psychologist
  • Understand the complex mental development of children and young people
  • Identify the different factors & influences that impact mental development in children
  • Familiarise with a range of psychosocial, growth and development and cognitive development theories
  • Explore a range of communication and language development strategies
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to support the psychological development of children with learning disabilities
  • Familiarise with various self-esteem and confidence-building exercises for children
  • Develop a person-centred approach to build strong and trusting relationships
  • Gain a solid understanding of the attachment theory and its key concepts

Who is This Course for?

This advanced diploma in Child Psychology is designed for those who are interested in becoming child psychologists, as well as those who work in childcare and want to take their existing career to the next level. Our online courses are specially designed for distance learning, offering flexible virtual classroom modules that you can study at your own convenience.  There are no specific enrolment requirements for this course.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Endorsement

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the successful completion of the course, the learners can order an endorsed certificate of achievement by paying the fee of £108. There is an additional £10 postal charge for international students.

Certificate of Completion from Course Gate

At the successful completion of the course, the learners may order the Certificate of Completion from Course Gate (soft copy) by paying only £2. For the Printed hard copy of the certificate, the learners have to pay £9.

Career Path

Child Psychology course will help open doors to the following careers:

  • Child Psychologist
  • Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist
  • Family Therapist
  • Children’s Wellbeing Practitioner

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Basics of Child Psychology
What is Child Psychology? 00:20:00
Defining Children and Childhood 00:30:00
Assessment Module 01
Module 01 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology 00:10:00
Module 02: Child Development Theories
Personality (Psychosocial) Development Theories 00:20:00
Growth & Development Theories 00:15:00
Cognitive (Intellectual) Development Theories 00:30:00
Social Learning Theories 00:30:00
Moral Reasoning Theories 00:30:00
Assessment Module 02
Module 02 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology 00:10:00
Module 03: Factors That Influence Development
Genetic Influences in Development 00:30:00
Influence of Attachment 00:20:00
Influence of Gender 00:30:00
Nutrition and Child Development 00:45:00
Assessment Module 03
Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology 00:10:00
Module 04: Different Types of Child Development
Physical Development 00:20:00
Cognitive Development 00:30:00
Social and Emotional Development 00:30:00
Moral and Ethical Development 00:15:00
Assessment Module 04
Module 04 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology 00:10:00
Module 05: Communication and Language Development
Promoting Communication Development 00:20:00
The Development of Language 00:10:00
Assessment Module 05
Module 05 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology 00:10:00
Module 06: Difficulties, Disabilities and Disorders
Difficulties in language development 00:05:00
Learning Disability 00:20:00
Behavioural Disorders 00:10:00
Phases of Grief 00:10:00
Assessment Module 06
Module 06 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology 00:10:00
Module 07: Caring Children With Special Needs
Caring for Children with Feeding  and Communication Differences 00:10:00
Caring for Children with Mobility Differences 00:05:00
Caring for The Child with Special Social and Emotional Needs 00:10:00
How to Care for Children with Complex Needs? 00:10:00
Assessment Module 07
Module 07 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology 00:10:00
Module 08: Understanding the Role of a Child Psychologist
High Intelligence & School Psychology 00:05:00
Roles and Responsibilities of an Educational Psychologist 00:05:00
Assessment Module 08
Module 08 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology 00:10:00
Module 09: Self Esteem & Confidence
Why self-esteem matters and How to Nurture it? 00:05:00
Confidence 00:05:00
Assessment Module 09
Module 09 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology 00:10:00
Module 10: Child Psychology - Applied
What is ‘Child Psychology’? 00:08:00
The Role of Child Psychologist 00:06:00
Where do Child Psychologists Work 00:07:00
Assessment Module 10
Module 10 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology 00:10:00
Module 11: Child Psychology - Theoretical Approach
Why do we need to learn theories? 00:08:00
Developmental Theories: What we are born with 00:09:00
Development Environment 00:09:00
Assessment Module 11
Module 11 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology 00:10:00
Module 12: Environmental & Socio-Cultural and Family & Schooling Factors in Development
‘Attachment’ factor in newborns 00:09:00
Socio-Cultural Factors in Child’s Development 00:08:00
Assessment Module 12
Module 12 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology 00:10:00
Module 13: Cognitive and Emotional Development
Language & Cognitive Development 00:07:00
Emotions & Feelings 00:06:00
Socialising with others 00:04:00
Thank You and Good Bye! 00:02:00
Assessment Module 13
Module 13 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology 00:10:00
Module 14: Babies from Birth to One Year
About the Course and your Tutor FREE 00:02:00
The Importance of Bonding 00:08:00
The Social and Emotional development: from birth to 1 yr 00:06:00
The Innate Reflexes of Newborn Babies 00:07:00
The Benefits of Testing at ‘Milestones’ 00:07:00
Assessment Module 14
Module 14 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology 00:10:00
Module 15: Stages and Sequences of Social and Emotional Development
The Importance of Social and Emotional Development 00:06:00
The Ages and Stages that Children go through 00:12:00
The Main theories in Developmental Psychology 00:07:00
The Importance of Positive Role Models 00:07:00
The Barriers to Achieving the ‘Milestones’ 00:07:00
The Importance of Unconditional Love 00:06:00
Assessment Module 15
Module 15 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology 00:10:00
Module 16: Language and Linguistic Skills Development
Forms of communication 00:05:00
What is ‘Pre-linguistic’ form of communication 00:05:00
The Active and the Passive Communication 00:06:00
The Importance of Opportunities in Development of the Skills 00:05:00
The Importance of Body Language 00:06:00
Assessment Module 16
Module 16 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology 00:10:00

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