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
This module is aimed at those working in mental health services, and who wish to develop further awareness and reflective skills. It is also suitable for people who are interested in mental health more broadly.
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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For full details of the Centre for CPD's offering and progression routes please visit www.uclan.ac.uk/socialworkcpd
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 892440
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE
Fees 2018/19 and 2019/20: £725 per 20 credits studied (UK/EU))
For 2018/19 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. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.