Child Psychology

  • Course overview

    Child Psychology Courses

    5 star reviews   'Very worthwhile doing and really helped me in my work with children. It has opened up a new world of learning to me and I hope to do further study in this area'  Maire Connolly - Read more Reviews

    The Child Psychology Certificate course (age 2- 16) is a fascinating study of the developmental stages of childhood from conception to Adolescence. 

    This Child Psychology course will provide you with an amazing insight into the cognitive, social and emotional development of children. It will help you understand the psychological situations that can affect how a child behaves in particular in the context of his/her family, school and our larger society. 

    Whether you are a parent yourself or work within the childcare profession this course will provide you with the range of skills and knowledge to help you facilitate child development. It is ideal for people working with or planning to work with children, or anyone interested in the development of children such as parents, special needs assistants, Project workers, Teachers and Nurses and those in the caring professions. 

    Upon completion you will be able to:

    1. Analyse different theoretical child psychology models
    2. Understand child and adolescent development
    3. Learn scientific methods in relation to a childs psychology
    4. Factors influencing a child’s psychological development
    5. Interpret social development
    6. Assess school age children and their interaction with peers and family
    7. Assess impact of technology in an adolescent’s learning and development

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    Award body: QQI

    Award:  Child Psychology QQI Level 6 Minor Award 6N2023 Further Education and Training
    Award Body: QQI - Quality and Qualifications Ireland

    Progression to Ordinary level 7 Degree.

  • Modules

    1. Overview of Child Psychology
    2. Learning and Development
    3. Child Behaviour & development and Learning
    4. Development of Self: Transitions from Childhood to Adulthood
  • Fees

    Classroom course is € 950.00 .
    Includes all tuition, registration, assessment and online notes.

    Applicants are required to pay a minimum deposit of €300 to secure a place on the programme. The balance of fees are due on or before programme commencement.

    See CMI Terms & Conditions for booking

    How do I book

    Simply complete the online booking form  .

    Pay a 300 euro deposit online via Visa debit or Visa credit card

    Your place on the course is confirmed within 2-3 days of receipt of online booking/payment.

    Balance of payment is required before commencement of course.

    Online Bookings and payments are subject to CMI Terms & Conditions.

Course timetable

  • Classroom

    • Start: MON 9 OCT 2017 18.30 - 21.30
    • End: DEC 2017
    • Assigments:
    • Duration: 10 weeks part time, one evening per week 18.30-21.30
    • Level: 5
    • Places: Available


Maureen Sheedy has been involved in educational roles dealing with Child Psychology since 2009. Currently holding membership of the association of childcare professionals and Early Childhood Ireland she possess' a wealth of experience in the childcare sector having also worked in numerous childcare positions. The pinnacle of Maureen's dedication towards childcare was founded with the establishment of her own Créche in 2003. Maureen always brings a challenging and motivating environment to classes that her students thrive off. With her rich history in the child care sector Maureen will often draw upon personal case studies and the experiences of her students to help make her subject material come alive.

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