Aimed at qualified social workers and those with specific roles in adult safeguarding, this short course will help you develop an advanced understanding of social work practice in this area.
Teaching and learning will include a recap of the legislation and guidance that mandates social work practice in safeguarding, critical evaluation of theories and models which underpin social work practice, and exploration of recent and current research in safeguarding.
Successful completion of the course will help you to evidence development along the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) for social work (BASW, 2018) from newly qualified social worker to experienced social worker.
The course is delivered at the Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St Peter's over four months between 9:30am and 4:30pm on the following dates:
You'll be expected to complete additional reading into areas of your own interest and also have the opportunity to share and evaluate your own practice alongside other students within your cohort. Issues will be explored through discussion, reading, case study, and application of knowledge. You'll demonstrate your learning by way of a negotiated assessment in discussion with the course leader.
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This course, worth 30 credits, is suitable for qualified and registered social workers. Applicants from other safeguarding roles may be considered – please contact the course leader to discuss: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The fee for this course is £750.
The employer usually meets these costs – we advise you to speak to your workforce development lead before applying.
We also accept self-funded applicants and encourage anyone wishing to explore their options to contact email@example.com.
This information was correct at the time of publication.