Certificate in Level 3 Child Psychology Online Course

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Learn Child Psychology

This training course is offered online, which gives you the ability to study at your own pace and in your own time. You can still work a full time position while studying to get the certification you need to help you achieve your dream of working in the child psychology profession.

The child psychology course is accessible on any device with access to the internet, complete with online support throughout your training. The course comprises of a comprehensive syllabus broken down into easy and manageable modules.

On completion of the course you will be required to complete a multiple choice test and, once passed, you will be awarded with your industry recognised certification, which you can download and print, or you can have posted to you at an additional cost.

By the end of this course, you will learn :

The child psychology course is designed to provide you with a complete overview, enabling you to start your journey towards your new career.

This course includes:

  • An introduction into child psychology. How psychologists work with children to improve their psychological states.
  • Research and theories on child development and how to apply these theories.
  • An overview of cognitive development, from infancy to adolescents.
  • Information on genetics and the interaction between genes and the environment.
  • The nature/nurture debate and the science supporting each side.
  • Learn about a child’s physical development from birth and how the body prepares for adulthood.
  • An overview of social development and how to support a child through these changes.
  • The stages of emotional development and how it’s linked with a child’s performance at school.
  • Learn about childhood intelligence concepts.
  • Learn about the importance of a child’s early relationships.
  • Language and communication milestones.
  • How to improve self-esteem and confidence in children.
  • Signs of behavioural problems and specific treatments.
  • Understand why proper nutrition is important for a child’s development.
  • The transition from adolescence into adulthood.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Child Psychology
  2. Comprehensive 22 module Certificate in Level 3 Child Psychology Online Course 
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Child Psychology experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1: Introduction to Child Psychology

  • To understand what you will learn in this course
  • To learn the definition of child psychology
  • To learn about the theories of child psychologists
  • To understand the importance of recognising abnormal behaviour

Module 2 : Child Development Research and Theories

  • To learn that different theories are used in child development research
  • To understand how each theory developed
  • To learn about the similarities and differences between important theories
  • To begin to understand which theories govern modern practices in child development

Module 3 : An Overview of Cognitive Development

  • To learn about the first cognitive development theories
  • To understand Piaget's theory of cognitive development
  • To understand the Information-Processing theory
  • To learn about cognitive development in different life stages

Module 4 : Cognitive Development in the First Year

  • To learn more about Piaget's sensorimotor stage
  • To learn about the sub-stages of the sensorimotor stage
  • To understand the concept of object permanence
  • To learn more about adaptation and equilibrium

Module 5 : Cognitive Development in the Toddler and Preschool Years

  • To learn about the cognitive abilities of toddlers and preschoolers
  • To understand Piaget's Theory as it applies to toddlers and preschoolers
  • To learn about the preoperational stage of cognitive development
  • To learn about toddlers, preschoolers, and memory

Module 6 : Cognitive Development in the Middle Years

  • To learn how children in the middle years think
  • To learn about Piaget's concrete operational stage
  • To learn about how children's thinking changes during the concrete operational stage
  • To learn about intelligence and testing intelligence

Module 7 : Cognitive Development and the Teenage Years

  • To learn about how cognitive development occurs in the teenage years
  • To understand how adults can support cognitive development
  • To understand how cognitive development changes from early to late adolescence
  • To learn what Piaget theorised about cognitive development

Module 8 : Genetics

  • To learn more about how genetics and environment work together in development
  • To learn about genes, chromosomes, and DNA
  • To understand how the environment might affect genetics
  • To learn about genetic abnormalities and their effect on development

Module 9 : The Nature/Nurture Debate

  • To learn about the history of the debate between nature and nurture
  • To learn about some of the science supporting the nature side
  • To learn about some of the science supporting the nurture side
  • To understand that there are discrepancies in both arguments

Module 10 : Physical Development

  • To learn about physical development from birth to two years old
  • To understand the physical changes that occur from two to six years old
  • To learn about what physical changes occur between the ages of seven to 11 years old
  • To understand physical growth from the ages of 12 to 19

Module 11 : Social Development

  • To learn about the major influences on a child's social development
  • To understand when children begin to understand themselves
  • To learn how culture can affect a child's social development
  • To understand how social value and social development is related

Module 12 : Emotional Development

  • To learn the definition of emotional development
  • To learn about the emotional development of a school-aged child
  • To learn about the emotional development during adolescence
  • To learn about regulating emotions

Module 13 : Intellectual Development

  • To learn about brain development and intelligence
  • To learn how to enhance intellectual development
  • To learn about various childhood intelligence concepts
  • To understand the intellectual development of children in middle childhood

Module 14 : Attachment and Relationship Building

  • To learn about the importance of a child's early relationships
  • To understand who the child has their first relationships with
  • To learn about attachment theory
  • To understand the relationship between love and support and security

Module 15 : The Role of Separation in Child Development

  • To learn about the impact of separation and loss on child development in general
  • To learn about the impact of these things on child development at different ages
  • To understand how these effects change depending on the age of the child
  • To understand how to minimise these effects

Module 16 : Language and Communication

  • To learn about the language milestones from birth through 12 months
  • To learn about the language milestones from age one to two
  • To learn about the language milestones from age three to four
  • To learn about the language milestones from age four to five

Module 17 : Self-Esteem and Confidence

  • To learn what self-esteem and confidence is
  • To understand the signs of healthy and unhealthy self-esteem
  • To learn about methods that improve self-esteem and confidence in children
  • To learn about building self-esteem in toddlers

Module 18 : Behavioural Problems

  • To learn about the signs of behavioural problems
  • To understand bad behaviour and conduct disorder
  • To learn about the long-term effects of behavioural problems and conduct disorder
  • To understand the diagnosis of conduct disorder and behaviour issues

Module 19 : Gender Roles and Differences

  • To learn the difference between sex and gender
  • To understand how gender identity develops
  • To learn how children generally express their gender
  • To understand the concept of non-conforming to gender or being transgender

Module 20 : Education: Schooling, Learning Difficulties and High Intelligence

  • To learn about the branch of the psychology field called educational psychology
  • To understand the history of educational psychology
  • To learn about different perspectives of educational philosophy
  • To learn about how educational psychology approaches learning difficulties

Module 21 : Health and Nutrition in a Child’s Development

  • To learn about the research that supports health and nutrition in childhood development
  • To learn about what nutrition is
  • To learn why proper nutrition is important
  • To learn about the negative and positive effects of nutrition

Module 22 : Developing Into Adulthood

  • To understand physical development into adulthood
  • To understand how cognitive changes develop into adulthood
  • To learn about the emotional development into adulthood
  • To understand about behavioural development as an adult

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Learn Child Psychology

This training course is offered online, which gives you the ability to study at your own pace and in your own time. You can still work a full time position while studying to get the certification you need to help you achieve your dream of working in the child psychology profession.

The child psychology course is accessible on any device with access to the internet, complete with online support throughout your training. The course comprises of a comprehensive syllabus broken down into easy and manageable modules.

On completion of the course you will be required to complete a multiple choice test and, once passed, you will be awarded with your industry recognised certification, which you can download and print, or you can have posted to you at an additional cost.

By the end of this course, you will learn :

The child psychology course is designed to provide you with a complete overview, enabling you to start your journey towards your new career.

This course includes:

  • An introduction into child psychology. How psychologists work with children to improve their psychological states.
  • Research and theories on child development and how to apply these theories.
  • An overview of cognitive development, from infancy to adolescents.
  • Information on genetics and the interaction between genes and the environment.
  • The nature/nurture debate and the science supporting each side.
  • Learn about a child’s physical development from birth and how the body prepares for adulthood.
  • An overview of social development and how to support a child through these changes.
  • The stages of emotional development and how it’s linked with a child’s performance at school.
  • Learn about childhood intelligence concepts.
  • Learn about the importance of a child’s early relationships.
  • Language and communication milestones.
  • How to improve self-esteem and confidence in children.
  • Signs of behavioural problems and specific treatments.
  • Understand why proper nutrition is important for a child’s development.
  • The transition from adolescence into adulthood.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Child Psychology
  2. Comprehensive 22 module Certificate in Level 3 Child Psychology Online Course 
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Child Psychology experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1: Introduction to Child Psychology

  • To understand what you will learn in this course
  • To learn the definition of child psychology
  • To learn about the theories of child psychologists
  • To understand the importance of recognising abnormal behaviour

Module 2 : Child Development Research and Theories

  • To learn that different theories are used in child development research
  • To understand how each theory developed
  • To learn about the similarities and differences between important theories
  • To begin to understand which theories govern modern practices in child development

Module 3 : An Overview of Cognitive Development

  • To learn about the first cognitive development theories
  • To understand Piaget's theory of cognitive development
  • To understand the Information-Processing theory
  • To learn about cognitive development in different life stages

Module 4 : Cognitive Development in the First Year

  • To learn more about Piaget's sensorimotor stage
  • To learn about the sub-stages of the sensorimotor stage
  • To understand the concept of object permanence
  • To learn more about adaptation and equilibrium

Module 5 : Cognitive Development in the Toddler and Preschool Years

  • To learn about the cognitive abilities of toddlers and preschoolers
  • To understand Piaget's Theory as it applies to toddlers and preschoolers
  • To learn about the preoperational stage of cognitive development
  • To learn about toddlers, preschoolers, and memory

Module 6 : Cognitive Development in the Middle Years

  • To learn how children in the middle years think
  • To learn about Piaget's concrete operational stage
  • To learn about how children's thinking changes during the concrete operational stage
  • To learn about intelligence and testing intelligence

Module 7 : Cognitive Development and the Teenage Years

  • To learn about how cognitive development occurs in the teenage years
  • To understand how adults can support cognitive development
  • To understand how cognitive development changes from early to late adolescence
  • To learn what Piaget theorised about cognitive development

Module 8 : Genetics

  • To learn more about how genetics and environment work together in development
  • To learn about genes, chromosomes, and DNA
  • To understand how the environment might affect genetics
  • To learn about genetic abnormalities and their effect on development

Module 9 : The Nature/Nurture Debate

  • To learn about the history of the debate between nature and nurture
  • To learn about some of the science supporting the nature side
  • To learn about some of the science supporting the nurture side
  • To understand that there are discrepancies in both arguments

Module 10 : Physical Development

  • To learn about physical development from birth to two years old
  • To understand the physical changes that occur from two to six years old
  • To learn about what physical changes occur between the ages of seven to 11 years old
  • To understand physical growth from the ages of 12 to 19

Module 11 : Social Development

  • To learn about the major influences on a child's social development
  • To understand when children begin to understand themselves
  • To learn how culture can affect a child's social development
  • To understand how social value and social development is related

Module 12 : Emotional Development

  • To learn the definition of emotional development
  • To learn about the emotional development of a school-aged child
  • To learn about the emotional development during adolescence
  • To learn about regulating emotions

Module 13 : Intellectual Development

  • To learn about brain development and intelligence
  • To learn how to enhance intellectual development
  • To learn about various childhood intelligence concepts
  • To understand the intellectual development of children in middle childhood

Module 14 : Attachment and Relationship Building

  • To learn about the importance of a child's early relationships
  • To understand who the child has their first relationships with
  • To learn about attachment theory
  • To understand the relationship between love and support and security

Module 15 : The Role of Separation in Child Development

  • To learn about the impact of separation and loss on child development in general
  • To learn about the impact of these things on child development at different ages
  • To understand how these effects change depending on the age of the child
  • To understand how to minimise these effects

Module 16 : Language and Communication

  • To learn about the language milestones from birth through 12 months
  • To learn about the language milestones from age one to two
  • To learn about the language milestones from age three to four
  • To learn about the language milestones from age four to five

Module 17 : Self-Esteem and Confidence

  • To learn what self-esteem and confidence is
  • To understand the signs of healthy and unhealthy self-esteem
  • To learn about methods that improve self-esteem and confidence in children
  • To learn about building self-esteem in toddlers

Module 18 : Behavioural Problems

  • To learn about the signs of behavioural problems
  • To understand bad behaviour and conduct disorder
  • To learn about the long-term effects of behavioural problems and conduct disorder
  • To understand the diagnosis of conduct disorder and behaviour issues

Module 19 : Gender Roles and Differences

  • To learn the difference between sex and gender
  • To understand how gender identity develops
  • To learn how children generally express their gender
  • To understand the concept of non-conforming to gender or being transgender

Module 20 : Education: Schooling, Learning Difficulties and High Intelligence

  • To learn about the branch of the psychology field called educational psychology
  • To understand the history of educational psychology
  • To learn about different perspectives of educational philosophy
  • To learn about how educational psychology approaches learning difficulties

Module 21 : Health and Nutrition in a Child’s Development

  • To learn about the research that supports health and nutrition in childhood development
  • To learn about what nutrition is
  • To learn why proper nutrition is important
  • To learn about the negative and positive effects of nutrition

Module 22 : Developing Into Adulthood

  • To understand physical development into adulthood
  • To understand how cognitive changes develop into adulthood
  • To learn about the emotional development into adulthood
  • To understand about behavioural development as an adult

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 070NSA119
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime access to course material
Time required: Study at your own pace
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate of Completion

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