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Available Modules

Module Course/Module Attendance Details Suitable For

Advanced Leadership and Management in Practice

Evaluate current leadership and management styles and theories, and consider how leadership and management are important in an ever changing health sector.

Start date: September
Duration: 14 Wednesdays
Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Please click the link (left) for more information and dates of the course.


Advanced Practice Safeguarding Children and Young People

Explore current issues and challenges in child welfare practice and gain advanced understanding of the knowledge, skills and values that underpin effective safeguarding practice with children, young people and their families.

Start date: January 2017
Duration: 5 workshop days, plus some distance learning.
Time: 10.00 – 16.00


Critical Practice for Newly Qualified Social Workers

The module has a  focus on Critical Reflection and Skill Development in interpersonal skills, assessment, decision-making, and defensible documentation. 

Start date: January 2017
Duration: 6 workshop days (Thursdays and Fridays)
Time: 09.30-16.30


Exploring Substance Use: Working with new psychoactive substances

The NPS course aims to provide participants with a general introduction to NPS and their associated harms/risks to the individual and the wider community.

Start date: September
Duration: One Day 
Time: 9:30 - 16:30

Mental health professionals, social workers, teachers, police, education professionals, youth workers, NGO’s, third sector workers, front line staff

Legal & Policy Context of Safeguarding Adults

Understand and evaluate the legal, regulatory and criminal frameworks and principles in relation to safeguarding adults.

Start date: January
Duration: 6 workshop days, 3 days distance learning
Time: 10.00-16.00


Open Learning Module

This module aims to allow students to develop autonomy in their professional and academic development in a specific area of practice identified by the student and/or their employer. Students are able to gain academic credit for work based learning through the development of a learning contract and academic supervision.

Start date: February
Duration: 2 days plus tutorials
Time: 12:00 – 13:00

Can be studied at Degree or Masters level as a single or double module

Practice Education in Social Work

Start date: January
Duration: 4.5 days over 5 months
Time: 10.00-16.00


Practice of Best Interest Assessors

This module provides the underpinning knowledge of Best Interest Assessments and their application to practice.

Start date: 15th May 2017, TBC November 2017 
Duration: 10 workshop days 
Time: 10.00-16.00


Understanding and Evaluating the Evidence

Advanced Practitioners are required to deliver evidenced based practice and therefore use this module to explore different sources of health information and critically evaluate research material from a range of study designs.

Start date: February 2017
Duration: 15 weeks
Online module

These modules are designed for practitioners working with health and social care clients. For admission to the module you will be required to provide evidence of the successful completion of a fist degree or 120 level 6 credits (or equivalent) in a relevant area / discipline.

Working with Complexity: Understating and Responding to Substance Use and Mental Health (Dual Diagnosis)

Within this training we will be looking at the complex and intertwined issue of substance use and mental health or dual diagnosis. The course is aimed at health, social, community and criminal justice practitioners who are encountering individuals with dual diagnosis issues across a diverse range of diverse services.

Start date:September 2017 TBC 
Duration: one day

Mental health professionals, social workers, teachers, police, education professionals, youth workers, NGO’s, third sector workers, front line staff

Working with Substance Use

Start date: February
Time: 10.00-16.00



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