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Introduction to adolescent mental health free course icon Level Badge icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Introduction to adolescent mental health

This free course provides an introduction to adolescent mental health. The course is designed to encourage a greater understanding of mental health issues as well as to explore the variety of strategies that can be employed to support young people.

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24 hrs
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Race and Youth Policy: working with young people free course icon Level

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Race and Youth Policy: working with young people

How should we, as a society, best respond to and prevent gang and knife crime and violent extremism? 

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6 hrs
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Health, Sports & Psychology

Applying to study for a PhD in psychology

This free OpenLearn course is for psychology students and graduates who are interested in PhD study at some future point. Even if you have met PhD students and heard about their projects, it is likely that you have only a vague idea of what PhD study entails. This course is intended to give you more information.

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6 hrs
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An introduction to data and information in health and social care free course icon Level

Health, Sports & Psychology

An introduction to data and information in health and social care

Have you ever wondered about how information and technology have impacted healthcare? What influence does all this have on how a day-to-day clinical role is carried out? This free course, An introduction to data and information in health and social care, will help you to understand the ways computers and technology work with health data to ...

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12 hrs
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Health, Sports & Psychology

An introduction to social work

Do you want to learn more about the social work role and develop your understanding of some of the theory associated with social work practice? This free course, An introduction to social work, begins by introducing key ideas, values, the social work process and the skills needed for social work practice in the UK. You will then move on to look...

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15 hrs
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Physical activity for health and wellbeing in the caring role free course icon Level Badge icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Physical activity for health and wellbeing in the caring role

Are you a carer? Or do you work with a carer, or know someone who one? This free course, Physical activity for health and wellbeing in the caring role, is designed to give an insight into the demands, both physically and mentally, of the caring role and look at how taking part in physical activity can offer benefits to the health and wellbeing ...

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6 hrs
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Health, Sports & Psychology

Young people’s wellbeing

What do we mean by 'wellbeing' for young people? How is it shaped by social differences and inequalities, and how can we improve young people's mental and physical health? This free course, Young people's wellbeing, will examine the range of factors affecting young people's wellbeing, such as obesity, binge drinking, depression and behavioural ...

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16 hrs
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What happens to you when you read? free course icon Level

Health, Sports & Psychology

What happens to you when you read?

Ever wondered about the psychology of literature or stories? Or how a certain narrative might change our attitude or perspective?

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3 hrs
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Health, Sports & Psychology

Why use literature reviews in health and social care?

Why use literature reviews in health and social care? is a free course which introduces and explains how literature reviews can support evidence-based practice in health and social care. A literature review can offer a systematic way in which to sift through information to produce relevant existing knowledge and discern knowledge gaps. This...

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2 hrs
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Health, Sports & Psychology

Challenging ideas in mental health

Take a new and different look at mental health. This free course, Challenging ideas in mental health, invites you to think differently about life's dilemmas by taking account of the views of all concerned, especially people experiencing mental distress. It explores ideas and practice in mental health, and will appeal to a wide range of people.

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8 hrs
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Health, Sports & Psychology

The caring manager in health and social care

In this free course, The caring manager in health and social care, particular attention will be paid to stress and change, the relationship between stress and organisational change, and the ways in which management can lead with a caring face in the context of ongoing organisational change in health and social care.

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7 hrs
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What do we mean by digital health and social care? free course icon Level

Health, Sports & Psychology

What do we mean by digital health and social care?

This free course, What do we mean by digital health and social care?, will focus on digital health and social care technologies. It will explore the different types of technologies that exist in health and social care and the advantages and disadvantages associated with each of them. It will also focus on policies and digital innovations in ...

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4 hrs