Securing Children’s Futures – Module 1
August 21 at 9:30 am to August 23 at 4:00 pm£3225.00
This post qualifying 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 is at MSc Level 11 and attracts an award of 60 credits (postgraduate certificate) which can be taken forward to further study. The course is validated by Strathclyde University.
The introductory session for students and their managers will be on the 14th August 2023. The course requires virtual attendance at three taught modules of three consecutive days per module between August 2023 and January 2024. Assessment will be on the basis of three written assignments as well as an assessed observation. The final assignment is due in March 2024. Comprehensive feedback is available to students. A student handbook will provide all the required information.
Module One Steps to permanence – 21, 22 & 23 August 2023
Module Two Keeping the child central to planning – 23, 24 & 25 October 2023
Module Three Assessing and supporting carers – 22, 23 & 24 January 2024
Cost £3,225 + VAT (includes annual rise in university fee)