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Child Protection: Working Together Managing Risk and Resilience - BSc CPPD

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Course overview

This child protection module is aimed at any student working professionally with children, young people and/or their families and carers. The main learning objectives will focus on developing student's knowledge and awareness of the safe and ethical implementation in practice of safeguarding policy and legislative frameworks to promote effective inter-agency and collaborative practice in the statutory and voluntary sectors in line with Working Together to Safeguard Children, (Department of Education, 2018) The Children Act, (HM Government, Department of Education, 2004, 2017).

This module will examine and evaluate knowledge and skills to understand and identify risks and vulnerability and to consider the concept of resilience and its promotion in line with the emotional well being of the child and its family. The module will be delivered collaboratively from a child health and a child and adolescent mental health as well as a social care perspective.

All professionals have a statutory responsibility of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.

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This module can be taken as part of the BSc Nursing Studies top up degree. If you wish to complete a top-up degree, please apply directly on the Nursing Studies programme webpage. If you would still like to complete this module as a CPPD student but would like to complete a top-up degree at a later date, please note that you will only be able to transfer a maximum of 30 credits which have been awarded within 5 years prior to the start date of the programme (top-up degree). For any further information regarding top-up degrees please contact the CPPD team (healthcppd@city.ac.uk).

Module dates

Dates: TBC

This module is not running again in the current academic year. New dates will be available in August of 2019. Please register your interest to be contacted.

Eligibility

Eligibility

Prerequisite knowledge

Non EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.

  • A current professional registration with a relevant professional/statutory body or equivalent
  • At least one year's experience working in, for example: voluntary sector, social work, education, primary care, mental health nursing, psychology, psychiatry, criminal justice, residential workers and those who are currently working in an agency with responsibility for aspects of inter-professional practice relating to their own discipline
  • A satisfactory academic reference and/or a satisfactory clinical reference.

English requirements

For those students whose first language is not English the following qualification is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Module leaders

  • Dr Sarah Campbell

    Sarah Campbell initially trained as a registered mental health nurse and specialised in Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service working and gaining further clinical professional training within the NHS for over two decades.

    Sarah Campbell initially trained as a registered mental health nurse and specialised in Child & Adolescent Mental ...

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