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.
Short Course / CPD
Within 5 months, comprising 5 teaching days plus self-directed study
No Partner College
This module is aimed at practitioners who wish to develop their knowledge of the theories and effective practice principles which underpin working with sexual offending. Within Criminal Justice and Social Work settings, there is a need to increase the awareness and confidence of practitioners working with individuals whose inappropriate sexual behaviour has a damaging impact on victims, their families and the wider community.
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.
This module aims to examine the complex issues relating to working with people convicted of sexual offending. There is an emphasis on the following topics:
Other topics covered are practitioner resilience, interviewing skills, stereotype and stigma, and the ethical dimensions of the work.
20 Credit Module at Level 7
3000 word written assignment and 20 minute group or paired presentation.
Ruth Parkes, Module Leader
On successful completion of this module a student will be able to:
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You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE
£725 per 20 credits studied (UK/EU)
For 2017/18 fees please refer to our fees page.
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
This module can be delivered on site for groups of staff, to help meet your workforce development needs. Ruth can also provide bespoke training for various staff needs including (but not limited to): interviewing skills, resilience, onset and development, risk management, assessment tools, offence process. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.