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.
JAN: Thursday 28 January 2021
FEB: Thursday 4, 11, 18 and 25 February 2021
MAR: Thursday 4, 11 and 18 March 2021
Module Submission Date: 3 May 2021
Non EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.
For those students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is also required: