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.
Part-time within one semester: weekly 3 hour lecture for 10 weeks, along with self-directed study time to complete assessment.
School of Social Work, Care and Community
No Partner College
This module is aimed at existing Youth Offending Service practitioners and also social care practitioners who may be considering practice within a youth justice setting, or seeking to enhance existing understanding of youth justice issues.
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.
The aim of this module is to provide participants with a critical appreciation of theoretical perspectives underpinning the policy and practice of the Youth Justice system in England and Wales. The module provides opportunities for participants to explore current paradigms of practice; question their efficacy in light of research evidence and critically reflect upon practice issues within the youth justice setting.
The module covers topics including:
20 Credit Module at Level 7
Mike Blackmon, Module Leader
On successful completion of this module a student will be able to:
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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
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.