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. This diploma course is endorsed by ABC Awards – a regulated organisation that ensures professional, reputable certification for further education.
In this professional 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.
- Earn a formal qualification to fast track your career in the field of child psychology
- 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 qualified 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.
- This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
- Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
- Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Course Gate has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Course Gate to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
Endorsed Certificate of Achievement
At the successful completion of the course, the learners can order an endorsed certificate by paying the accreditation 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.
A recognised qualification in Child Psychology will help open doors to the following careers:
- Child Psychologist
- Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist
- Family Therapist
- Children’s Wellbeing Practitioner
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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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