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Social Work

Advanced Practice Safeguarding Young People

Price: £800
Venue: City Campus
Date: September 2018 or January 2019
Course Info

This module will look at current issues and challenges in child welfare practice; and enable students, who are qualified and experienced social workers, to gain advanced understanding of the knowledge, skills and values that underpin effective safeguarding practice with children, young people and their families.

Suitable for:
The module is relevant for qualified and practicing social workers and those in a health and social care profession who are working with children, young people and their families
Duration:
One semster
Academic Credit:
Yes

Legal and Policy Context of Safeguarding Adults

Price: £800
Venue: City Campus
Date: September 2018 or January 2019
Course Info

This module, delivered at Master’s Level 7, will enable students to critically understand the legal, policy and regulatory frameworks that relate to safeguarding adults.  It explores key concepts of vulnerability and citizenship and enables the application of legal, policy and theoretical principles to adult safeguarding practice.  The module will also focus on contemporary legal and policy issues in respect of mental health and mental capacity. These concepts will be examined within a multi-disciplinary context, exploring issues of partnership and collaborative working.  

Suitable for:

The module is relevant for qualified and practicing social workers and those in a health and social care profession who are working with vulnerable adults.

Applicants should have a second or above classification undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline, however applications will be welcomed from students with accredited prior learning (APEL).  Applicants must have a relevant professional social work qualification, or relevant qualification in a related discipline eg Nursing, Occupational Therapy.

Duration:
One Semester
Academic Credit:
Yes

Practice of Best Interest Assessor

Price: £677.60
Venue: City Campus
Date: 14 May 2018
Course Info

The module will equip students with the knowledge, skills and ability to demonstrate the key competencies required by the legislation: Students will gain the opportunity to evidence an applied knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and related Code of Practice. The ability to keep appropriate records and to provide clear and reasoned reports in accordance with legal requirements and good practice. The skills necessary to obtain, evaluate and analyse complex evidence and differing views and to weigh them appropriately in decision making.

Suitable for:

Registered social worker

A first level nurse, registered in Sub-Part 1 of the Nurses’ Part of the Register maintained under article 5 of the Nursing and Midwifery Order 2001

An occupational therapist registered in Part 6 of the register; a chartered psychologist;

You must have at least two years post registration experience in their profession

Duration:
10 Workshop days over 3 months
Academic Credit:
Yes

Working with Substance Use

Price: £TBC
Venue: City Campus
Date: TBC for 2018/2019
Course Info

Within the UK we have some of the highest levels of illicit substance use within Europe and the world. The Working with Substance Use course aims to provide participants with a general introduction to substance use and its associated harms/risks to the individual and the wider community.

Suitable for:

The course is aimed at health, social, community and criminal justice practitioners who are encountering individuals with substance use (misuse) issues across a diverse range of diverse services

Duration:
Full day
Academic Credit:
No
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