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Conflict and Violence Minimisation PGCert

Conflict and Violence Minimisation PGCert

Level

Post- graduate

Mode

Taught

Campus

Preston

Contact UCLan

Post-registration Recruitment
College of Health and Wellbeing, UCLan
Preston, PR1 2HE, UK.

Tel: +44 (0)1772 893836/3839
Email: healthcpd@uclan.ac.uk

  • Duration:

    Part-time: One year.

  • Level:

    Postgraduate

  • Mode:

    Taught

  • Delivery:

    Campus, Part-time

  • Campus:

    Preston

  • Start Date:

    September

  • Award Type:

    PGCert

Why study this programme?

Minimising conflict, violence and aggression within educational, health and social care settings, particularly mental health and forensic settings, has become an integral part of the professionals role. Moreover, violence is not inevitable and is, therefore, preventable. Positive alliances, effective information sharing and commitment to innovative practice will underpin this course which is aimed at those working within a senior level within their services. You will develop your knowledge and skills related to the recognition and minimisation of conflict and violence. This will be in line with current legislation and best practice guidance

Entry Requirements

The course is open to any professional in education, health or social care. The applicant will have to demonstrate that they have recently studied at academic Level 6.

Programme at a Glance

Year 1

  • Promoting a Safe Organisation (L7)
  • Student Initiated Practice Development (L7).
  • Minimising Conflict: Enhancing Alliances (L7).

Minimising conflict, violence and aggression within educational, health and social care settings, particularly mental health and forensic settings, has become an integral part of the professionals role. Moreover, violence is not inevitable and is, therefore, preventable.

Postgraduate Advice Event

The next UCLan Postgraduate Advice Event will be on Thursday 10th November 2016.
For details and registration for this event please visit our Eventbrite page.
Please contact Course Enquiries with any queries regarding postgraduate study and research.

Further Information

Positive alliances, effective information sharing and commitment to innovative practice will underpin this course which is aimed at those working within a senior level within their services. You will develop your knowledge and skills related to the recognition and minimisation of conflict and violence. This will be in line with current legislation and best practice guidance.

  • The Effect of Practice and Leadership Styles e.g. defensive practice
  • User Involvement and Empowerment
  • Formulation-based Practice
  • Utilising the Reflective De-brief to Respond Positively.
  • Harm Minimisation and Self-destructive Behaviours
  • Organisation and Societal Expectations
  • Policy & Legal Issues
  • Deconstructing Organisational Culture, Customs and Practices
  • Collaborative Practice
  • Attitudes: Societal, Organisation & Personal
  • Attributed Positions within the Organisation
  • Prevalence and Distribution
  • Risk : Likelihood and Cost
  • Healthy Settings
  • Critique and Utilisation of National and International Directives and Guidance

How to Apply

Individuals working for health and social care organisations should initially discuss their application with their employer as arrangements may be in place for financial and study leave support.

Individuals can purchase this course as an independent student and should obtain an application form from:

Post-registration Recruitment
College of Health and Wellbeing
University of Central Lancashire
Preston PR1 2HE
Tel: 01772 893836/ 3839
Email: healthcpd@uclan.ac.uk

Course Specification and Handbook

For a concise summary of the main features of this course, see our course specification.
For information on possible changes to course information, see our Important Information.

For detailed information about studying this course at UCLan, please see the course handbook for your year of entry:

Applications

Post-registration Recruitment Team, School of Health
University of Central Lancashire, Preston, PR1 2HE
See further information about postgraduate study and research. International students should visit our international pages.

Contact Us

Tel: +44 (0)1772 893836/3839

Email: healthcpd@uclan.ac.uk

Fees 2017/18

Full-time: N/A
Part-time: TBC

Tuition Fees are per year unless otherwise stated and may be subject to increase annually in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate

Further information:

For 2016/17 fees please refer to our fees page.

Learning Environment and Assessment

Teaching approaches vary according to the topic and needs of the student. Students will be taught utilising a mixture of lectures, peer review, micro teaching sessions, poster presentations, critical incident analysis, student led seminars, tutorials, eLearn and group work.

The modules use a range of authentic assessment strategies including: essays, practice based projects, poster presentation.