Development

Attachment, brain development, emotional regulation, social relationships, and internalising and externalising behaviours are important areas influencing child and adolescent mental health, learning and development.

As children and young people develop, different environmental influences – the people and institutions around them – assume greater influence during different life stages. Children and adolescents are not just passively moulded by external forces – they have agency and choice which enables them to shape and influence their own development.


Brain development

1 Module

Brain development during early childhood and adolescence has a long-lasting influence on a person’s physical and mental health.

Child development

1 Module

Child development can have lasting impacts on mental health.

Adolescent development

1 Module

Adolescence is a time of rapid biological, psychological, cognitive, emotional and social change.

Transitions

3 Modules

A supportive transition can make a big difference to children and young people’s engagement, learning and wellbeing outcomes.

School refusal

3 Modules

For some children, the prospect of going to school can be so difficult they refuse to go.

Promoting school attendance

3 Modules

For some children, the prospect of going to school can be so difficult they refuse to go.