Understanding Low Mood in Children and Young People (by Rise)

This course aims to give parents a good understanding of what low mood is how it links with depression and how you can help to support a child or young person experiencing low mood.

Courses are aimed at parents and carers of children. If you are looking to help support a child from a professional stance, then please contact the primary mental health teams for courses specifically for professionals e.g. teachers, social workers, teaching assistants, family support workers etc.

 Learning outcomes:

  • To understand the definition of low mood and its relationship with depression.
  • To identify and understand signs and symptoms of low mood.
  • To explore the risk and protective factors which may impact upon low mood.
  • To introduce strategies that can be used to support a child or adolescent experiencing and low mood.
  • To understand when and how to access specialist services in relation to low mood.
  • You will find out where you can access local support if you are worried about your child’s emotional wellbeing.

Aimed at: Parents of children and young people who would like to understand low mood, signs
and symptoms in children and young people and how to support them.
Course tutors: Academy tutors from Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust.
Online Course Duration: One, 2 hour session.

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