Supporting children's mental health and wellbeing
Supporting children's mental health and wellbeing

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2 Reviewing the way that the systems around the child support mental health

In the final part of the course, you will review some of the main points from the previous sessions.

As you saw in Session 1, over time some children have always been affected by mental ill-health, but it has only recently been recognised as such.

In the following sections, you will review some of the content of the previous sessions and summarise the roles and responsibilities of individuals within each of the systems in promoting good mental health in children.

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Figure 6 Systems around the child (adapted from Bronfenbrenner, 1979)

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