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

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

The system is self explanatory and user friendly. I was able to access the course easily. The voice-over is very clear
AW 30/03/2015
It enabled me to have a more in-depth information about child development and effects of delayed development which helps to inform me when working with young people
MJT 04/03/2015
I liked how it went through all different theories in the social care sector
GR 01/03/2015
The course was good and was very easy to access
KD 24/12/2013
I liked the fact that, if I got the test wrong I got another chance to do it again. NC 22/10/2013
Summary of developmental theories in the 20th century was very interesting
LH 07/10/2013
From start to finish excellent content and an easy read
JT 24/01/2013

How it Works

This is a general guide to how the system works; if you want a more detailed guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

Alternatively, if you have a specific question or concern why not contact us directly ?

What

This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.

How

The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course

When

The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.

£30.00 + VAT

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On average this course contributes 2.5 hours towards your CPD

Discounts

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.

Corporate Purchasers

If you have 10 or more learners and want to track their progress or, for details of how we can help you with a corporate e-learning solution, please contact us

Testimonials

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