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The expiry date of this unit is 31/07/2026.

Overview

Framework:
Access to HE
Level:
Level 3
Unit No:
QU031625
Credits:
6
Guided learning hours:
Not available

Qualification Grading Type

Graded

Grade Descriptors

  • GD1-Understanding the subject
  • GD2-Application of knowledge
  • GD5-Communication and presentation
  • GD7-Quality

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Understand issues affecting young people’s mental health and wellbeing

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Summarise social, emotional, physical and psychological issues that may affect young people’s mental health and wellbeing

  • 1.2

    Explain factors that may affect the needs of young people;s mental health and wellbeing


2

Understand how to support young people’s mental health and wellbeing

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Evaluate sources of information, agencies and support services which can help young people in relation to mental health and wellbeing

  • 2.2

    Explain how to help build self-confidence, independence and self-esteem in young people 

  • 2.3

    Explain how to support young people to express their views, anxieties and feelings about their support needs, without fear of prejudice or judgement


3

Understand legal frameworks and guidance in relation to young people ’s mental health and wellbeing

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Analyse how legal frameworks and guidance protect young people’s mental health and wellbeing


4

Understand the role of the youth worker or social worker in supporting young people’s mental health and wellbeing

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1

    Analyse how youth workers or social workers can support young people to develop positive mental health