Children's Mental Health Certificate (Online)


IS THIS FOR YOU? This online certificate is designed for busy professionals and parents who are currently working with infant, child and adolescent populations with potential mental health challenges. Professionals who may benefit from this certificate include:
  • Early Childhood Educators
  • Educational Assistants
  • Fitness & Health Promotion Professionals
  • Occupational Therapist Assistants
  • Physiotherapist Assistants
  • Personal Support Workers
  • Registered Practical Nurses
  • Registered Nurses
  • Courses may be taken individually. CERTIFICATE HIGHLIGHTS: Gain the relevant knowledge and skills to effectively work with infants, children or adolescents with complicated psychiatric disorders. These interactive online courses will focus on the developmental process, understanding psychiatric disorders and associated behaviours, risk factors and triggers, the identification of behaviours and symptoms, family relationships, and intervention and prevention strategies. Courses can be taken in any order unless a prerequisite is indicated. Certificates must be completed within five years. Once you have completed all the certificate requirements, please contact us again for your official certification. Admission Requirements: Students should be 19 years of age or older or have an OSSD. Recommended: Basic Windows computer and Internet skills (managing files and folders, keyboarding, email and Internet searches). Courses in Children's Mental Health Certificate (Online) MANDATORY COURSES: CMH: Psychiatric Disorders Common to the Infant, Child & Adolescent Population (HLTH279) CMH: Cognitive Development, Trauma and Loss - Children's Mental Health Focus (HLTH280) CMH: Risk Factors of Common Psychiatric Disorders in the Infant, Child, and Adolescent Population (HLTH283) CMH: Family Relationships and their Impact on Psychiatric Disorders (HLTH284) CMH: Prevention and Intervention Strategies (HLTH285) Note: Check with the institution regarding start/ end dates, prices, and delivery method. These may vary according to the program, section, and/or semester.


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    • Institution: Fleming College
    • Program type: Certificate
    • Language: English
    • Course Code: CMHC
    • Delivery Method: Fully Online/Distance

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