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Child Psychology

*** 3 Courses Bundle***

Advanced Diploma in Child Psychology QLS Level 7. Additional CPD Accredited Child Psychology Certificate with 160 CPD points available with no extra study. This Child Psychology course comes with easy to understand e-learning study materials.

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Endorsed Certificate in Child Psychology. This introductory Level 7 Child Psychology has been designed for newcomers to the subject, with no prior knowledge or experience required. Study Child Psychology in your own time from any location worldwide, for the chance to earn a fully-endorsed Level 7 Child Psychology . Explore the initial development of a child’s mind during the earliest years of life, along with how these early years influence our growth and development for a lifetime. Study Child Psychology from home with the committed support of your own personally-assigned tutor from start to finish!

Child Psychology

A professional specialism of universal value and relevance, Child Psychology is a truly remarkable subject. Whether interested in becoming a qualified child psychologist or pursuing a career in any aspect of childcare, improving your understanding of the psychology of children comes highly recommended. There are few careers more fulfilling or rewarding than those dedicated to the strong and healthy development of children. As demand for qualified experts continues to grow worldwide, there’s never been a better time to study the fascinating subject of Child Psychology.

Child Psychology - Course Benefits

When studying for Level 7 in Child Psychology with Oxford Home Study College, every learner benefits from:

  1. Child Psychology - Comprehensive flexibility and accessibility, with absolutely no time restrictions or deadlines to worry about.
  2. Child Psychology - Study in your own time and at your own pace from anywhere in the world, with round-the-clock access to our exclusive online learning platform.
  3. Child Psychology - Access to the professional support and guidance of our exclusive tutors with extensive professional experience and expertise in the field.
  4. Child Psychology - The opportunity to enhance your CV and career prospects for life with an internationally-recognized qualification of the highest quality.
  5. Child Psychology - All course materials and digital textbooks required to complete the course included as standard – no hidden costs and unbeatable value for money.

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This Free Child Protection and Safeguarding course covers the following topics:

  • Whose Responsibility Is Safeguarding Children?
  • What is Safeguarding?
  • What is the Purpose of Child Safeguarding?
  • Who is a Child?
  • The Six Safeguarding Principles
  • Type of Actions if There is a Concern for Safeguarding a Child
  • Child Protection Policies in the UK: Definitions of Abuse
  • Physical Abuse
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse
  • What is Considered Neglect from a Child Safeguarding Perspective?
  • Safeguarding Responsibilities of School Staff

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  • Characteristics of Teaching Assistant
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  • What are the most in demand teaching assistant skills?
  • Where do teaching assistants work?
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Child Psychology Certificate

The entire Child Psychology course has been built around the most important methods, theories and concepts used by advanced child psychologists, in order to provide the deepest possible insights into the psychology of children. From the practicing child psychologists of tomorrow to social care workers to teaching assistants to educators in general, developing a deeper understanding of child psychology can be enormously beneficial. This Level 7 in Child Psychology serves as an ideal foundation upon which to begin building an extraordinary career for life. With the help of Oxford Home Study College, the fulfilling career you know you’re capable of could be just around the corner! Our Level 7 in Child Psychology is ideally-suited to anyone interested in working with children at any level.



160 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Standards Office

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Child Psychology

What could be more rewarding than a career dedicated to supporting the development of children, all the way from birth to adolescence? Child psychologists work directly with children of all ages, addressing common developmental issues and generally nurturing their strong and healthy development. To become a qualified and capable Child Psychologist is to enjoy limitless career prospects on a global basis. One of the most fulfilling and rewarding career paths to explore, demand for dynamic childcare experts worldwide has never been greater. If a career dedicated to changing lives for the better appeals to you, there’s never been a better time to dive into the incredible world of child psychology!

Child Psychology - Learning Objectives

The content of this inspiring Diploma in Child Psychology has been designed to set candidates on their way to fulfilling careers working with kids of all ages. On a global basis, the skills and talents of qualified child psychologists have never been in greater demand. The same also going for those with the targeted knowledge and skills required to effectively work with children in a variety of settings. If looking to make a difference in the lives of children and enjoy ongoing job security for life, Child Psychology represents a uniquely appealing professional field.

Child Psychology

Along with a broad overview of the Child Psychology profession as a whole, learners are introduced to a series of important theoretical concepts and practical skills. Examples of which include attachment formation, childhood developmental influences and issues associated with the various stages of childhood. Over the Diploma in Child Psychology course of 12 units, content gradually guides candidates through language development, personality development, moral development, emotional development and social development. Ultimately instilling the skills, knowledge and confidence required to put each teaching to use in a practical setting.

Child Psychology - Course Outline

This intensive yet digestible Diploma in Child Psychology is delivered across twelve modules – each concluding with an online assessment to verify your acquired knowledge and competencies. Your assigned tutor will provide you with comprehensive support at all times, in order to assist with your successful completion of each unit.

Child Psychology:

Module 1 - Introduction to Child Psychology

  • Child Psychology - Scope of Child Development
  • Child Psychology - Development and Growth
  • Child Psychology - Stages of Development
  • Child Psychology - Areas of Development
  • Plus more

Child Psychology:

Module 2 - The Formation of Attachments (1)

  • Child Psychology - What is Attachment?
  • Child Psychology - The Components of Attachment
  • Child Psychology - Bowlby’s Attachment Theory
  • Child Psychology - Evolutionary Theory
  • Child Psychology - Plus more

Child Psychology:

Module 3 - The Formation of Attachments (2)

  • Child Psychology - Privation and Deprivation
  • Child Psychology - Effects of Deprivation
  • Child Psychology - Check of Government and Program Rules
  • Child Psychology - Plus more

Child Psychology:

Module 4 - Consequences of Breakdowns in Attachments

  • Child Psychology - Infancy/Early Childhood
  • Child Psychology - Adolescence/Late Childhood
  • Child Psychology - Factors Affecting Children’s Adjustment
  • Child Psychology - Plus more

Child Psychology:

Module 5 - Influences on Development

  • Child Psychology - Cognitive Development
  • Child Psychology - Cognitive Processes
  • Child Psychology - Plus more

Child Psychology:

Module 6 - Social and Emotional Development

  • Child Psychology - General Stages of Social Development
  • Child Psychology - Attachment and Bonding
  • Child Psychology - Outside Factors Affecting Social Development
  • Child Psychology - Family Factors that Affect Social Development
  • Child Psychology - Nurture versus Nature
  • Child Psychology - Plus more

Child Psychology:

Module 7 - Personality Development

  • Child Psychology - Development of Character
  • Child Psychology - Environmental Aspects
  • Child Psychology - Development during Preschool Stage
  • Child Psychology - Role of Temperament (Nature)
  • Child Psychology - Reasons of Childhood Trauma
  • Child Psychology - Plus more

Child Psychology:

Module 8 - Language Development

  • Child Psychology - Phonological Development
  • Child Psychology - Morpho-Syntactic Development
  • Child Psychology - Linguistic Processes
  • Child Psychology - Evolution of Communication
  • Child Psychology - Plus more

Child Psychology:

Module 9 - Moral Development

  • Child Psychology - Stages of Moral Growth of Children
  • Child Psychology - Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development
  • Child Psychology - Kohlberg's Six Stages
  • Child Psychology - Plus more

Child Psychology:

Unit 10 - Eating Disorders in Children

  • Child Psychology - What are Eating Disorders?
  • Child Psychology - Common Eating Disorders
  • Child Psychology - Treatment for Eating Disorders
  • Child Psychology - Anorexia
  • Child Psychology - Causes of Anorexia Nervosa
  • Child Psychology - Bulimia Nervosa
  • Child Psychology - Binge Eating Disorder
  • Child Psychology - Geophagy
  • Child Psychology - Disordered Eating

Child Psychology:

Unit 11 - Common Behaviour Disorders

  • Child Psychology - Defining “Disorders”
  • Child Psychology - Early Childhood Behavioral and Emotional Disorders
  • Child Psychology - Behavior and Emotional Problems
  • Child Psychology - Parenting for Childhood Success
  • Child Psychology - Be Patient with the Children
  • Child Psychology - Some Behavioral and Emotional Disorders
  • Child Psychology - Signs and symptoms
  • Child Psychology - What is Depression?

Child Psychology:

Unit 12 - Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

  • Child Psychology - What is Autism?
  • Child Psychology - The Autistic Spectrum
  • Child Psychology - Setting Up a Buddy System
  • Child Psychology - Teaching Communication When Working with Children with an ASD
  • Child Psychology - Helpful Guidelines for Teachers and Teaching Assistants

Child Psychology:

Unit 13 - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • Child Psychology - Identification and Diagnosis of ADHD
  • Child Psychology - Teaching Children With ADHD
  • Child Psychology - Successful Strategy Implementation
  • Child Psychology - Behavioural Intervention Tips and Techniques
  • Child Psychology - Seating Arrangements for Classrooms with ADHD Pupils
  • Child Psychology - Additional Tools and Resources of Value

Child Psychology:

Module 14 - Problems in Infancy

  • Child Psychology - Night Terrors, Sleepwalking, and Other Things
  • Child Psychology - Protective Factors and Family Resources
  • Child Psychology - Treatment of Night-Time Fears and Nightmares
  • Child Psychology - Plus more

Child Psychology:

Module 15 - Problems in Childhood

  • Child Psychology - Night Terrors, Sleepwalking, and Other Things
  • Child Psychology - Protective Factors and Family Resources
  • Child Psychology - Treatment of Night-Time Fears and Nightmares
  • Child Psychology - Plus more

Child Psychology:

Module 16 - Problems in Adolescence

  • Child Psychology - Drug Abuse
  • Child Psychology - Becoming Street-Drug Free
  • Child Psychology - Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa
  • Child Psychology - Causes of Anorexia Nervosa
  • Child Psychology - Plus more

Who is this course for?

Child Psychology

Our endorsed Diploma in Child Psychology is perfect for ambitious newcomers and those already working with children alike. Whether pursuing promotion, your first professional position or simply the ongoing improvement of your skills, talents and knowledge, studying for an internationally-recognized qualification could make all the difference. Enhance your CV and improve your career prospects for life with our exclusive Diploma in Child Psychology.

Child Psychology

This Child Psychology Course has been designed with maximum flexibility and accessibility in mind – perfect for those who may not have the time to commit to traditional studies. Study Child psychology in your own time and at your own pace from anywhere in the world, with the ongoing support and assistance of our world-class tutors.

Child Psychology

With no specific prior education or experience required, our Child Psychology courses are open to every candidate with the desire to succeed!


Child Psychology

No particular entry requirement

Option 1

Advanced Diploma in Child Psychology QLS Level 7 endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme

Certificate Fee: £170 + postal charges

Option 2

Child Psychology Diploma issued by OHSC

PDF Certificate - FREE

Hard copy - £25 + postal charges

Option 3

CPD Accredited Certificate

(PDF format)=£30

(Hard copy)=£150+ postal charges

*Postage Charges: National £9, International £15

Career path

Child Psychology

Upon successful completion of our Diploma in Child Psychology, candidates may choose to pursue an extensive range of careers including:

  • Child Psychology - Behavioural Development Specialist
  • Child Psychology - Caseworker
  • Child Psychology - Cognitive Behaviourist
  • Counsellor
  • Crisis Intervention Specialist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Program Director
  • Psychologist
  • Research Assistant

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