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Children's and Young People's Development in Health and Social Care Settings

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Overview - Children's and Young People's Development in Health and Social Care Settings

This module aims to increase awareness of the main issues around children’s and young people’s development. It provides learners with an increased understanding of the expected pattern of development and details the factors that can influence development.

On completion, learners will understand how to monitor development as well as the interventions that should be taken if development is not following the expected pattern.

On completion of this course learners will be able to:

  • Understand the expected pattern of development for children and young people from birth to 19 years of age
  • Understand the factors that influence children’s and young people’s development and how these affect practice
  • Understand how to monitor children’s and young people’s development and interventions that should take place if this is not following the expected pattern
  • Understand the importance of early intervention to support the speech, language and communication needs of children and young people
  • Understand the potential effects of transitions on children’s and young people’s development

The content of this course has been mapped to the underpinning knowledge within the following unit on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF):

Understand Child and Young Person Development

This unit is a mandatory unit within the following qualifications:
Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce

For a full list of qualifications in which these units are mandatory please click here:

For more information about this or any of our courses mapped to the QCF please contact us on the details provided below.

Lesson Plan

Areas covered include:

  • Welcome and Learning Objectives
  • Stages of Development
  • Influencing Factors and Theories of Development
  • Monitoring and Interventions
  • Speech, Language and Communication

Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Certification

On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.

Duration

Approximately 2.5 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.

Target Audience

This module is targeted primarily at those working within health, social care or children and young people's settings, including professional care and support workers and practitioners.

Entry Requirements

This module is targeted primarily at those working within health, social care or children and young people's settings, including professional care and support workers and practitioners.

Testimonials

From start to finish excellent content and an easy read
JT 24/01/2013

Summary of developmental theories in the 20th century was very interesting.
LH 07/10/2013

I liked the fact that, if I got the test wrong I got another chance to do it again.
NC 22/10/2013

The course was good and was very easy to access.
KD 24/12/2013

Cost

£30.00 + VAT (£36.00 inc. VAT)

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact info@virtual-college.co.uk or telephone us on 01943 885089.

Discounts
Available for purchases of 10 or more courses. They are automatically calculated when you add courses to your cart.
Corporate Purchasers
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On average this course contributes

2.5 hours towards your CPD

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