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Relative Matters: Good Practice in Permanence Planning in Kinship Care – Module 1
7 November 2022 at 9:30 am to 9 November 2022 at 4:00 pm
This unique course is aimed at social workers and managers in children and families’ teams, family placement teams as well as other specialist settings across the statutory, voluntary and independent sector. Applicants will require the support of their employer to attend as well as validate their work. It is imperative that sponsoring agencies ensure their nominated students have the motivation, capacity and commitment to complete the course. Please note this course will be delivered virtually using Microsoft Teams.
The course has been validated by Strathclyde University at MSc Level 11 and attracts an award of 60 credits (postgraduate certificate) which can be taken forward to further study. Agencies will need to be confident that their nominated student can study at master’s level.
The virtual introductory session for students and their managers will be on the 26th October 2022. The course requires virtual attendance at three taught modules of three consecutive days per module between November 2022 and March 2023. Assessment will be based on assignments as well as a ‘training for trainers’ assessment. The final assessment is due in May 2023. Comprehensive feedback is available to students. A student handbook will provide all the required information.
Module One The Kinship Care Context in Scotland 7, 8 & 9 November 2022
Module Two The Child in Kinship Care 16, 17 & 18 January 2023
Module Three Assessing and Supporting Kinship Carers 13, 14 & 15 March 2023
Cost £3,185 + VAT (includes annual rise in university fee)