Edinburgh University are currently advertising some free online courses such as ‘The Clinical Psychology of Children and Young People‘. Even though it doesn’t contribute to a formal qualification they are providing a verified statement of accomplishment (for a fee of around £32), the course run over for 6 hours per week and take from 1-3 hours. Here are some of the outcomes they are offering;
- Understand essential developmental processes and how they relate to child and adolescent mental health and well being
- Understand key mental health difficulties that affect children and young people
- Develop a critical reflection on the nature and perception of typical and atypical development and psychological difficulties
- Understand and to critically examine the cultural and societal context for child and adolescent development and developmental psychopathology.
The University is also providing a range of other online programmes such as Mental Health: A global policy help develop a broader understanding of mental health and illness from a global perspective. The Philosophy of Science is also being offered.
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