A range of modules are available to enhance your knowledge, develop skills and further your CPD. Credits can be gained on a standalone modular basis or used to achieve one of the School of Social Work, Care and Community’s CPD target awards.
Usually within 1 semester, with 5 attendance days comprising 4 taught sessions and 1 day undertaking experiential and reflective learning, plus self-directed study time.
School of Social Work, Care and Community
No Partner College
All candidates need to ensure that they have a relevant undergraduate degree at 2:2 or above, or evidence of their ability to study at postgraduate level.
Topics covered include:
• Understanding and reflecting on complex case management; relationship based practice, professional boundaries and collaborative practice, and personal and professional values and ethics in practice;
• Reflecting on autonomous and independent professional decision-making, diversity, discrimination, stigma, anti-oppressive practice and reflecting on the appropriate use of authority;
• Understanding therapeutic, legal, social and medical models and service users’ and carers’ perspectives as well as human rights and the promotion of social justice and equality
• Understanding of relevant concepts such as ‘evidence-based practice’, ‘critical reflection’ and ‘recovery’, and reflecting on concepts of ‘risk’ and need.
20 Credit Module at Level 7
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On successful completion of this module students can continue their professional development studies by undertaking other modules to gain a Postgraduate Certificate. We offer further progression with Postgraduate Diploma and MA awards. For full details on the school’s CPD offering and progression routes please visit www.uclan.ac.uk/socialworkcpd
For further information contact UCLan
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
If you are interested in applying for this course, our comprehensive How to Apply pages will guide you through the process. Here at UCLan, our aim is to encourage you to develop your potential and we offer a flexible approach to admissions, which reflects our commitment to all those who would benefit from our courses.Please contact the CPD team for specific guidance to support you in completing an application and to ensure it is directed appropriately once submitted. You will be advised to apply through the University Online Application System.
Individuals should initially discuss their application with their employer as arrangements may be in place for financial and study leave support.
Should you have any further questions about the application or enrolment process please contact the CPD team on:
Tel: +44 (0)1772 894361/3408
Should you have any further questions about the module or application process:
Centre for CPD
School of Social Work, Care & Community
University of Central Lancashire
Preston, PR1 2HE
Tel: +44 (0)1772 894361
This module can be delivered on site for groups of staff, to help meet your workforce development needs. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.