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Child Protection: Working Together Managing Risk and Resilience - MSc 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 and mental health 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.

Module dates

Term 2

JAN: Wednesday 22 and Monday 27 January 2020
FEB: Monday 3, 10, 17 and 24 and Wednesday 5 February 2020
MAR: Monday 2, 9, 16 and Wednesday 4 March 2020

Module Submission Date: 8 May 2020

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 or a first degree at least 2.2 or above
  • 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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