This module aims to give candidates a critical understanding of the part law plays in interpreting childhood and constructing appropriate roles for children.
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.
AWARD TYPE: Short Course
LEVEL:Short Course / CPD
STUDY MODE: Part time
DELIVERY METHOD: Campus
COURSE LENGTH: Weekly 3 hour lecture over 11 weeks, plus self-directed study
SCHOOL: School of Social Work, Care and Community
PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College
START DATE: February and bespoke options available
This module is aimed at statutory and voluntary service practitioners.
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.
20 Credit Module at Level 7
This module aims to give candidates a critical understanding of the part law plays in interpreting childhood and constructing appropriate roles for children. Students will consider key legislation and policy initiatives both in the UK and internationally to develop their understanding of childhood, with particular emphasis on children’s’ rights, advocacy, and the construction children as victims and criminals.
Topics covered include:
Short presentation and written assignment.
Dr Mary Drummond, Module Leader
On successful completion of this module a student will be able to:
The School of Social Work Care and Community has worked closely with some of the key local statutory and independent employers in the development of this module. The learning from this module can be used to requirements for continuing professional development and continuing education.
Under the School of Social Work, Care and Community’s Centre for CPD portfolio, this module can be completed as standalone or towards one of the following courses:
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
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.