The Child Psychology course is designed to introduce you to the crucial stages of child development psychology, and provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the discipline of child psychology, with a strong focus on the mind and behaviour of children.
This comprehensive course covers some of the key questions that guide the understanding of childhood, child development and early learning, disruptive child behaviour disorders, including the factors contributing to healthy child development as well as affecting child development.
By completing the course, you will gain the professional skills, knowledge and potential experience to pursue a variety of careers such as a researcher, teacher, therapist or even work with children with mental illnesses, abused and neglected children.
The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.
You are taught through a combination of
- Text/Video lessons
- Online study materials
How is the course assessed?
To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.
Will I receive a certificate of completion?
Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.
Why study this course
Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.
Who is This course for?
This is an ideal child psychology course for individuals who want to advance and proceed with rewarding careers as child psychologists, cognitive behaviourists or child counsellors.
If you are enthusiastic about child psychology or clinical child psychology and strive to be excellent at assessing and treating children and youths who are dealing with mental, physical, emotional, and behavioural disorders, you will surely benefit from this course.
The Child Psychology course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.
Completing the course will support you to receive a recognised qualification and allow you to take your career in many different directions, including working in hospitals, schools and doctor’s offices.
A career in child psychology not only limited to being a child psychologist but also extended to pursuing a wide range of careers, including:
- Childhood Education Specialist
- Cognitive Behaviourist
- Occupational Therapist
- Research Assistant
|Module 01: Basics of Child Psychology|
|What is Child Psychology?||00:15:00|
|Defining Children and Childhood||00:15:00|
|Module 02: Child Development Theories|
|Personality (Psychosocial) Development Theories||00:05:00|
|Growth & Development Theories||00:05:00|
|Cognitive (Intellectual) Development Theories||00:05:00|
|Social Learning Theories||00:10:00|
|Moral Reasoning Theories||00:10:00|
|Module 03: Factors That Influence Development|
|Genetic Influences in Development||00:15:00|
|Influence of Attachment||00:10:00|
|Influence of Gender||00:15:00|
|Nutrition and Child Development||00:30:00|
|Module 04: Different Types of Child Development|
|Social and Emotional Development||00:15:00|
|Moral and Ethical Development||00:15:00|
|Module 05: Communication and Language Development|
|Promoting Communication Development||00:20:00|
|The Development of Language||00:10:00|
|Module 06: Difficulties, Disabilities and Disorders|
|Difficulties in language development||00:05:00|
|Phases of Grief||00:10:00|
|Module 07: Caring Children With Special Needs|
|Caring for Children with Feeding and Communication Differences||00:20:00|
|Caring for Children with Mobility Differences||00:05:00|
|Caring for The Child with Special Social and Emotional Needs||00:15:00|
|How to Care for Children with Complex Needs?||00:15:00|
|Module 08: Understanding the Role of a Child Psychologist|
|High Intelligence & School Psychology||00:15:00|
|Roles and Responsibilities of an Educational Psychologist||00:10:00|
|Module 09: Self Esteem & Confidence|
|Why self-esteem matters and How to Nurture it?||00:10:00|
|Module 10: Child Psychology - Applied|
|What is ‘Child Psychology’?||00:08:00|
|The Role of Child Psychologist||00:06:00|
|Where do Child Psychologists Work||00:07:00|
|Module 11: Child Psychology - Theoretical Approach|
|Why do we need to learn theories?||00:08:00|
|Developmental Theories: What we are born with||00:09:00|
|Module 12: Environmental & Socio-Cultural and Family & Schooling Factors in Development|
|‘Attachment’ factor in newborns||00:08:00|
|Socio-Cultural Factors in Child’s Development||00:08:00|
|Module 13: Cognitive and Emotional Development|
|Language & Cognitive Development||00:07:00|
|Emotions & Feelings||00:06:00|
|Socialising with others||00:04:00|
|Thank You and Good Bye!||00:02:00|
|Module 14: Babies from Birth to One Year|
|About the Course and your Tutor||FREE||00:02:00|
|The Importance of Bonding||00:08:00|
|The Social and Emotional development: from birth to 1 yr||00:06:00|
|The Innate Reflexes of Newborn Babies||00:07:00|
|The Benefits of Testing at ‘Milestones’||00:07:00|
|Module 15: Stages and Sequences of Social and Emotional Development|
|The Importance of Social and Emotional Development||00:06:00|
|The Ages and Stages that Children go through||00:12:00|
|The Main theories in Developmental Psychology||00:07:00|
|The Importance of Positive Role Models||00:08:00|
|The Barriers to Achieving the ‘Milestones’||00:07:00|
|The Importance of Unconditional Love||00:06:00|
|Module 16: Language and Linguistic Skills Development|
|Forms of communication||00:05:00|
|What is ‘Pre-linguistic’ form of communication||00:05:00|
|The Active and the Passive Communication||00:06:00|
|The Importance of Opportunities in Development of the Skills||00:05:00|
|The Importance of Body Language||00:06:00|
|Mock Exam – Child Psychology||00:20:00|
|Final Exam – Child Psychology||00:20:00|