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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Distressed Behaviour in Children (RQF)

This Course at a Glance

  • Learn to effectively assess, manage, and avoid distressed behaviours
  • Recognise how mental health, learning disabilities, and other aspects affect behaviour
  • Get qualified to help children who display distressed behaviours
  • Begin a rewarding career within the education or health and social care sector
  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Receive guidance from a dedicated tutor

About Your Course

If you’re passionate about helping children who display distressed behaviour to feel more comfortable, at ease, and calm, you can start a rewarding career with this online course.

It’s common for many children to display aspects of distressed behaviour at points throughout their youth. However, where most develop the skills that allow them to grow out of this behaviour, some do not and require additional support.

By studying this course, you’ll gain a general awareness of the causes of distressed behaviour along with an understanding of appropriate ways to support a child displaying distressed behaviour.

You’ll do so by studying how other conditions can play a role in distressed behaviour being displayed by a child. You will also gain an understanding of how current legislation underpins approaches to providing support for a child who displays distressed behaviour.

Upon completion of the course, you’ll have learnt valuable avoidance techniques and support methods that will help you seek employment or better support children in your current role.

Getting Started

learndirect is a leading UK distance learning provider. This Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Distressed Behaviour in Children is a TQUK qualification recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). It sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and is listed on the Register of Regulated Qualifications.

The course has been designed to develop your knowledge of distressed behaviour in children and its effects.

As this course is provided online, you can learn around your existing job or family commitments.

You will be assigned a dedicated tutor who can advise and guide you through the course, as well as provide constructive feedback on assignments. This ensures you are on the right track with your education and better prepared to assist children. 

There are flexible payment methods available and you can start learning from the moment you enrol. Start working towards a fulfilling career in child support today!

Modules

Unit 1: Awareness of distressed behaviour in children

On completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand what is meant by distressed behaviour
  • Understand indicators and causes of distressed behaviour in children
  • Understand how distressed behaviour can be assessed in children
  • Understand the impact of distressed behaviour when displayed by children

Unit 2: Principles of intervention when working with children who display distressed behaviour

On completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand strategies that can support children showing distressed behaviour
  • Understand how to record incidents when working with children who display distressed behaviour
  • Understand how to mitigate distressed behaviour in children
  • Understand when physical intervention should be used and the importance of using physical intervention safely when a child is displaying distressed behaviour

Unit 3: Distressed behaviour and mental health in children

On completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the characteristics of mental health
  • Understand how to support children with a mental health condition displaying distressed behaviour

Unit 4: Distressed behaviour and learning disabilities in children

On completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the characteristics of learning disabilities
  • Understand how to support children with a learning disability displaying distressed behaviour

Unit 5: Distressed behaviour, sensory processing conditions and autism spectrum conditions in children

On completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the characteristics of sensory processing conditions and autism spectrum conditions
  • Understand how to support children with an autism spectrum condition displaying distressed behaviour
  • Understand how to support children with a sensory processing condition displaying distressed behaviour

Unit 6: Legislation and guidance for an individual providing support to children displaying distressed behaviour

On completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand legislation relevant to distressed behaviour in children
  • Understand wider support available when working with children who display distressed behaviour
  • Understand how UK legislation can support the human rights of children who display distressed behaviour

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level two in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Minimum Age Restriction

Learners must be age 16+ to enrol.

Average Completion Timeframe

You have 24 months to complete your course.

Assessment Requirements

This course does not include any exams. Instead, your understanding of the course content will be tested by internally set and marked assessments.

Certification Timeframe

Learners typically receive their certification within 12 weeks, though this can be longer if an EQA sample is required.

Course Fees

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

This course does not include any exams. Instead, your understanding of the course content will be tested by internally set and marked assessments.

TQUK

TQUK logo

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Distressed Behaviour in Children (Qualification Number: 610/1298/1)

Established in 2013, Training Qualifications UK are one of the most forward-thinking and agile Awarding Organisations in the UK. They work closely with both employers and providers to ensure learners receive qualifications that have impact in the workplace and help learners succeed in all walks of life.

This qualification is ideal for anyone who wants to develop an in-depth knowledge of distressed behaviour in children. Whether this is to secure relevant employment in education or health and social care settings, to progress in current employment, or for anyone with a personal need for more knowledge in this area.

By gaining this qualification, you can progress into employment in child behaviour support roles or pursue more senior positions.

Should you wish to study further, this qualification allows you to progress onto further qualifications such as:

  • Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care
  • Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support
  • Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support Services

Or explore other areas of Health and Social Care by studying other Level 2 courses such as:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health
  • Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

Each course adding to your skillset and making you a more employable candidate within child support, health and social care.

  • SALE Savings End Midnight Friday 31st May
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Friday 31st May

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Distressed Behaviour in Children (RQF)

This Course at a Glance

  • Learn to effectively assess, manage, and avoid distressed behaviours
  • Recognise how mental health, learning disabilities, and other aspects affect behaviour
  • Get qualified to help children who display distressed behaviours
  • Begin a rewarding career within the education or health and social care sector
  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Receive guidance from a dedicated tutor

About Your Course

If you’re passionate about helping children who display distressed behaviour to feel more comfortable, at ease, and calm, you can start a rewarding career with this online course.

It’s common for many children to display aspects of distressed behaviour at points throughout their youth. However, where most develop the skills that allow them to grow out of this behaviour, some do not and require additional support.

By studying this course, you’ll gain a general awareness of the causes of distressed behaviour along with an understanding of appropriate ways to support a child displaying distressed behaviour.

You’ll do so by studying how other conditions can play a role in distressed behaviour being displayed by a child. You will also gain an understanding of how current legislation underpins approaches to providing support for a child who displays distressed behaviour.

Upon completion of the course, you’ll have learnt valuable avoidance techniques and support methods that will help you seek employment or better support children in your current role.

Getting Started

learndirect is a leading UK distance learning provider. This Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Distressed Behaviour in Children is a TQUK qualification recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). It sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and is listed on the Register of Regulated Qualifications.

The course has been designed to develop your knowledge of distressed behaviour in children and its effects.

As this course is provided online, you can learn around your existing job or family commitments.

You will be assigned a dedicated tutor who can advise and guide you through the course, as well as provide constructive feedback on assignments. This ensures you are on the right track with your education and better prepared to assist children. 

There are flexible payment methods available and you can start learning from the moment you enrol. Start working towards a fulfilling career in child support today!

Modules

Unit 1: Awareness of distressed behaviour in children

On completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand what is meant by distressed behaviour
  • Understand indicators and causes of distressed behaviour in children
  • Understand how distressed behaviour can be assessed in children
  • Understand the impact of distressed behaviour when displayed by children

Unit 2: Principles of intervention when working with children who display distressed behaviour

On completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand strategies that can support children showing distressed behaviour
  • Understand how to record incidents when working with children who display distressed behaviour
  • Understand how to mitigate distressed behaviour in children
  • Understand when physical intervention should be used and the importance of using physical intervention safely when a child is displaying distressed behaviour

Unit 3: Distressed behaviour and mental health in children

On completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the characteristics of mental health
  • Understand how to support children with a mental health condition displaying distressed behaviour

Unit 4: Distressed behaviour and learning disabilities in children

On completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the characteristics of learning disabilities
  • Understand how to support children with a learning disability displaying distressed behaviour

Unit 5: Distressed behaviour, sensory processing conditions and autism spectrum conditions in children

On completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the characteristics of sensory processing conditions and autism spectrum conditions
  • Understand how to support children with an autism spectrum condition displaying distressed behaviour
  • Understand how to support children with a sensory processing condition displaying distressed behaviour

Unit 6: Legislation and guidance for an individual providing support to children displaying distressed behaviour

On completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand legislation relevant to distressed behaviour in children
  • Understand wider support available when working with children who display distressed behaviour
  • Understand how UK legislation can support the human rights of children who display distressed behaviour

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level two in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Minimum Age Restriction

Learners must be age 16+ to enrol.

Average Completion Timeframe

You have 24 months to complete your course.

Assessment Requirements

This course does not include any exams. Instead, your understanding of the course content will be tested by internally set and marked assessments.

Certification Timeframe

Learners typically receive their certification within 12 weeks, though this can be longer if an EQA sample is required.

Course Fees

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

Excellent Marking

Assessment

This course does not include any exams. Instead, your understanding of the course content will be tested by internally set and marked assessments.

Qualifications

TQUK

TQUK logo

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Distressed Behaviour in Children (Qualification Number: 610/1298/1)

Established in 2013, Training Qualifications UK are one of the most forward-thinking and agile Awarding Organisations in the UK. They work closely with both employers and providers to ensure learners receive qualifications that have impact in the workplace and help learners succeed in all walks of life.

This qualification is ideal for anyone who wants to develop an in-depth knowledge of distressed behaviour in children. Whether this is to secure relevant employment in education or health and social care settings, to progress in current employment, or for anyone with a personal need for more knowledge in this area.

By gaining this qualification, you can progress into employment in child behaviour support roles or pursue more senior positions.

Should you wish to study further, this qualification allows you to progress onto further qualifications such as:

  • Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care
  • Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support
  • Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support Services

Or explore other areas of Health and Social Care by studying other Level 2 courses such as:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health
  • Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

Each course adding to your skillset and making you a more employable candidate within child support, health and social care.

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