Paediatric Mental Health

MHCC 1011

Course description

In this course, students are provided an overview of the physical, cognitive, social, psychological and emotional developmental processes starting from the prenatal period through to adolescence. Elements impacting neuro-typical development are examined, as well as the indicators of various mental health disorders that may emerge in childhood or adolescence. With sensitivity to equity and inclusion, students learn what makes the child and adolescent population unique, and integrate approaches aimed at supporting positive development for children and youth accessing mental health services.



Course Hours



Post Graduate level MHCC 1000 Major Mental Disorders Minimum Grade of 60
and Post Graduate level MHCC 1001 Determinants of Health Minimum Grade of 60

Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

For more information, please contact Continuing Education