Certificate Course in Child Psychology

Children are the future of the world and understanding how they think and behave is crucial to develop a child with a sound mind and personality. Child psychology is a specialized branch of psychology which helps to scientifically understand how a child thinks and behaves within the family and society.

A proper understanding of the child psyche will help not only to develop the child to achieve its full potential, but to shape and mould the adult responses towards them.



NIBM Programmes


NIBM Programmes




96 contact hrs. (04 months one day per week weekdays / weekends)


• To provide an awareness of the normal cognitive, social, and moral development from early childhood to adolescence
• Apply psychological theories in improving the quality and effectiveness in parenting, teaching, managing & motivating children
• To expose students to cross-disciplinary study and pick up additional skills that will boost career performance
• Identify psychological conditions in children and teenagers and how to support children and parents in these conditions
• Satisfy the academic criteria required for admission to the degree program offered by local and international reputed universities
• To promote self-learning and make lifelong learners with who willing to grow


• Parents
• Teachers of pre-schools, private and public schools
• Trainee teacher and those who are interested in the field of psychology


  • Peradeniya (KIC) – 28th February 2023 (Part Time)

Course structure and modules

• Defining “child psychology”
• Scope of child psychology
• Historical perspectives of Child Psychology
• Theories to understand child development
• Biological, social, cultural, and environmental influences on children’s wellbeing
• Changing concepts in child development
• Child psychologists in applied setting

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