MOOC Children’s Mental Health
Running from 16 October to 19 November 2023, the MOOC Children’s Mental Health: Rights and Perspectives will provide not only information and materials to understand children and young people’s mental health as a human right but also guidance and examples on what can be done at the practical level. In particular, it will also look into approaches that prioritise and commit to the direct participation of children and young people in decision-making in this area of their lives.
Who can apply
The course is open and free to anyone (children, young people, families, social workers, health professionals, educators, policy-makers, children’s rights defenders and other members of civil society) from all over the world interested in the promotion and protection of children’s mental health.
The course is organised into 3 modules:
- Module 1 – Children’s mental health
Context: why it is important to talk about children’s mental health
Children’s mental health: a matter of rights
- Module 2 – Protecting children’s mental health in times of crisis
Facing risks in a variety of situations
Minimising risks and maximising protection
- Module 3 – A rights-based approach to children’s mental health
Children’s rights at the centre of solutions
The course is coordinated by Global Campus of Human Rights an inter-disciplinary centre of academic excellence supported by the EU.
Deadline to enrol: 7 November 2023, 23:59 CEST.
Read more here.