Understanding Depression and Low Mood in Young People

Organisation: 
University of Reading

This free course, aimed at parents and professionals, is being offered as a guide to helping identify and deal with depression and low mood amongst teenagers and young people. The course will help them to recognise low mood and depression, understand CBT – an evidence based treatment, discover practical techniques to help support young people and, and access sources of further advice.

It is taught over 3 hours a week for a length of 5 weeks, each covering a different aspect of addressing mental health and healthy behaviours among young people. You will be guided by 5 psychologist and child welfare professionals throughout the course.

Content language: 
English
Type of learning: 
Self paced
Topic(s): 
Parenting
Psychosocial support
Professional guidance
Target professionals: 
Academia
Health care
Psychologist
Psychiatrist
Doctor
nurse
Non-governmental Organisation (NGO)
NGO worker
Social Worker
Teacher

This project is funded by: