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Understanding Depression and Anxiety Disorders

Learn the signs and symptoms of different emotional disorders as well as the various treatment strategies within the biopsychosocial framework.
Understanding Depression and Anxiety Disorders in Children

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Learn how to recognise signs and symptoms of different emotional disorders and to list various treatment strategies within the biopsychosocial framework.

What are negative emotions? What is fear and anxiety? What is anxiety? What is depression? What are some of the risks of disorders? What is a major depressive episode? What is the difference between anxiety and depression? What is comorbidity? What types of anxiety disorders are there? What is a panic disorder? What is a phobia? What is PTSD? What can cause a depression and/ or anxiety disorder? What types of treatment is available? What types of medication is available? How to promote positive thoughts? 

Our Understanding Anxiety and Depression Disorders in Children course will help you to answer the questions above and more.

0.2% or about 8,700 aged 5-10 year-olds have depression and 2.2% or about 96,000 aged 5-10 year-olds have anxiety.

Through our Depression and Anxiety Disorders in Children course, you will gain an understanding of the basic steps which can support and improve a child’s mental wellbeing. You will learn the different strategies that can improve mood and boost self esteem. You will learn various treatment strategies within the biopsychosocial framework. You will learn the different signs and symptoms of different emotional disorders and how they affect children’s mental development. You will learn how they can impact a child and those around them. You will also learn the nature of anxiety and depression.

What does Understanding Depression and Anxiety Disorders cover?

  • The nature of anxiety and depression disorders.
  • Understand what the benefits of stress are.
  • Understand some risks of emotional disorders.
  • Recognise what major depressive episodes are and how they can impact a child’s day-to-day life.
  • Understand what comorbidity is.
  • Gain knowledge of what treatment and medication is available for children.

Who is our Understanding Depression and Anxiety Disorders for?

Our Understanding Depression and Anxiety Disorders in Children course is for anyone who supports, cares, or looks after children. Whatever care or non-care sector you work in having the knowledge from our course will help you to understand why a child may be feeling.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

  • Discuss the different types of depression and anxiety disorders.
  • Discuss the signs and symptoms of different emotional disorders.
  • Recognise the strategies that can be used to improve a child’s mood and self esteem.
  • Be able to understand the available treatments and medications.
  • Demonstrate how to communicate with a child who has an emotional disorder.
  • Develop knowledge, skills, and strategies to develop a positive environment and routine for a child diagnosed with an emotional disorder.

Frequently asked questions

Our prices are personalised to the company, including how many delegates, and location. Please make an enquiry to get a personalised quote with no hidden costs.
We cover the whole of the UK.
Many of our courses can be adapted for both classroom settings or virtual platforms like zoom. Some courses that include a practical aspect can only be delivered in a classroom setting.
All learners will receive a certificate for any course they complete. Some of our courses are in-house certified, some of our courses are regulated by Ofqual and others are accredited by other awarding bodies.

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