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Child Psychology

Stonebridge College
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200 hours
590 GBP excl. VAT
English
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Course description

Child Psychology

Child psychologist courses are a field of psychology that specialises in understanding the development and mental health of children. Using common psychology theories to describe child development, and exploring tactics suitable to addressing mental health issues, this course is an excellent option for anyone looking for a career in youth counselling, child development, child health and well-being, or child psychology.

This child psychology course is a rich resource that will allow you to gain insight into some of the most popular psychological concepts, such as the theory of attachment, Piaget’s theory of cognitive development, Freud’s psycho-dynamic theory, forms of play and learning theory. It also explores more practical concepts like principles in research methods, data collection and interpretation and applicable methods to drive behavioural changes.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who should study this course?

An online child psychology course is an ideal home-learning option for any parent or professional in childcare who has an interest in healthy child development. It is just as good of an option for practising therapists who would like to add child psychology to their area of interest.

There are no prior requirements for this online course. You can enrol and start studying child psychology straight away, regardless of your academic qualifications or professional background.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

What happens after the course?

By the end of this course, you will have a great understanding of child psychology and its theoretical background, as well as the practical insight of how to apply these notions in real-life counselling.

You can choose to complement your learning with other counselling courses, or you can choose an Access to HE Diploma in Social Sciences with a psychology pathway, which will prepare you for a degree in child psychology.

Typical career paths in the field of child psychology include:

  • Educational and Child Psychologist
  • Clinical Family Therapist
  • Specialised Child and Adolescent Psychologist

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Stonebridge College

Stonebridge College

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is a team of bright and motivated people dedicated to helping learners fulfill their potential and meet their career goals. Set up in 1995, Stonebridge Associated Colleges was initially intended to help people qualify in complementary therapies,...


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Stonebridge House
Ocean View Road
EX23 8ST Cornwall

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