Child Psychology Course
Child Psychology course devised and issued by Vita online Learning and Education :
Child psychology is the study of the mental, social and emotional development of children from birth through to adolescence. It examines changes in motor skills, cognitive development, language acquisition, and identity formation.
There is no time limit for completing this online course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace from the comfort of your own home.
Who is this course for?
This course is ideal for those that are either complete beginners to the field of Child psychology and are considering making a career change to become a child psychologist, with the aim of getting an insight and understanding of child psychology, or existing child psychologists, teachers, coaches or parents looking to reinforce their knowledge or to pick up some new skills. This course is also ideal if you are interested in a career in the Child Psychology, though are unsure if you want to commit yourself financially and time wise to a full Child Psychologist qualification.
This in-depth Child Psychology course will provide you with a fundamental knowledge of the development of children and will give you an integral insight into why children behave the way they do.
What Can I Do After Taking This Course?
Whether you are a parent or work within the childcare profession this course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to help a child to reach his or her maximum potential.This course does not entitle you to work as a Child Psychologist
The course has been designed for someone without any prior knowledge of the subject and will allow the student to study the course at their own pace in their own home, emailed directly to your inbox. This course does not entitle you to work as a Child Psychologist, though will give you a solid knowledge base and an invaluable insight of child psychology without investing and committing a sizeable investment and time enrolling onto a college or university programme, the course gives you a great opportunity to test the water, and if you do enjoy it, you have a solid foundation. As after completing this course you may wish to continue your training with a college or university to build a platform for your career.
Build your career. If you wish to build your career in child psychology, you could continue your training and education at a college or university to become a child psychologist working in schools, hospitals, mental health clinics, and more, with a starting salary of £25,000*/year. You could even open your own practice.
Child psychologists often work with a range of clients – from infants and toddlers to children and teens – though sometimes they specialize in working with a particular age group. Child psychologists help to understand, prevent, diagnose and treat developmental, cognitive, social and emotional issues.
*Source: Careersinpsychology.co.uk, Sept. 2012
:The Child Psychology Course will help you:
* Develop an awareness of psychological approaches to help understand of child development.
* Develop a recognition of the application of developmental psychology certain aspects of childcare and education.
* Create an awareness of different methodological approaches to psychological investigation.
* Develop a range of skills in using psychological methods
The purpose of this Course in Child Psychology is to reveal by examples and case studies, how the latest theories in Parent/Child Psychology may be applied to real world situations. This course is intended to help those who have children or those who work with children learn to think in new and more conscious ways about the child raising experience. Students will learn alternative ways to understand and relate to children and to themselves as parents or as adults who care for children.
By the end of this course students will have developed a deeper understanding of:
Attachment and Separation
Gender and Sexuality
Sense of Self and Self-Esteem
Temperament and Personality
Discipline and Moral Development
This is only an approximate figure and is dependent upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material..
The approximat amount of time required to complete the course is: 150 hr
We also have regular events, interviews and tutorials to support our learners with high profile guest speakers on a variety of personal and professional development areas. See link for an examples
Inspirational seminar overcoming adversity to become a world champion
These amazing inspirational events are exclusively free for learners to attend
The online courses are assessed by a written assignment at the end of the course which consists of a question paper and written answers.
There is no time limit for completing the course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. Help and support is always available from the training centre team through out your training. This course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home.
On completion of the course you will receive a Child Psychology Certificate from Vita online Learning and Education for completing the course: