Psychiatric Disorders in Schools
Welcome to the Psychiatric Disorders in Schools course!
Provider no. 11978
7 CPTD points
Completion time: 8 hours over 1 month
Although educators are not directly involved in the treatment of mental disorders in children, they can play an important role in identifying the need for formal diagnosis and treatment. Educators can also support the child with a mental disorder and thereby play an important role in a coordinated effort of treatment and support.
This course will enable learners to comment:
- What is a psychiatric disorder?
- Most common types of psychiatric disorders.
- Prevalence of psychiatric disorders in children- some interesting statistics.
- Education policy and psychiatric disorders.
- Children’s rights in terms of the Children’s Charter.
- How the identification of psychiatric needs relate to children’s progress.
- Challenges faced by school- based personnel and officials.
- Administering of medication to learners.
|Pre- course quiz|
|Pre-course quiz||24 hours|
|Introduction to Psychiatric Disorders in Schools||00:00:00|
|What is a psychiatric disorder?|
|What is a psychiatric disorder?||00:00:00|
|Most common types of psychiatric disorders|
|Common Types of Psychiatric Disorders||00:00:00|
|Common Psychiatric Disorder Continued||00:00:00|
|Prevalence of psychiatric disorders in children- some interesting statistics|
|Prevalence of Psychiatric Disorders in Children – Some Interesting Statistics||00:00:00|
|Education policy and psychiatric disorders|
|Education Policy and Psychiatric Disorders||00:00:00|
|Children's rights in terms of the children's charter|
|Children’s Rights in Terms of The Children’s Charter||00:00:00|
|How the identification of psychiatric needs relate to children's progress|
|How The Identification of Psychiatric Needs Relate to Children’s Progress||00:00:00|
|Challenges faced by school- based personnel and officials|
|Challenges Faced by School-Based Personnel and Officials in Terms of Psychiatric Disorders||00:00:00|
|Psycho- educational support and classroom management|
|Psycho-Educational support and classroom management||00:00:00|
|Psycho-educational support and classroom management continued||00:00:00|
|Psycho-educational support readings||00:00:00|
|Administering of medication to learners|
|Administering of medication to learners||00:00:00|
|Support for educators: list of resources|
|Support for educators: list of resources||00:00:00|
|Support for learners: list of resources|
|Support for learners: list of resources||00:00:00|
|Post-course quiz||24 hours|