Faculty of Health Sciences Working with Families and Communities to Safeguard Children and Young People Continuing Professional Development Individual module Level of study Please select a level How to apply What you'll study This module for public health nurses and other community nurses and practitioners, addresses the need for these practitioners to have up to date knowledge of the theory and practice skills to be able to work safely to safeguard children and young people within the context of their families and communities. The module will explore the following content: The legal and policy context of safeguarding work with children, young people and families. Theoretical understandings of childhood, youth and the family. Working with and responding to the needs of vulnerable children, young people and families (Children with a disability, families experiencing domestic violence, families with substance misuse issues, lone parent families, young carers). Working within a safeguarding context with Black and Minority Ethnic children, young people and families and the development of cultural competence. Risk and the identification of vulnerability. Core assessments for children, young people and their families, and planning for care using ecological/ public health approaches. Inter-agency and partnership working to support children and young people within the context of family and community. Therapeutic models for supporting vulnerable children, young people and families. Starts in: Duration: January 12 weeks (1 semester) This module is delivered on Thursdays on campus (all day). Get in touch Module Leader Dr Moira Graham +44 (0)1482 463103 Admissions Benefit from the amazing facilities of our new £28-million Health Campus with its mock operating theatre, hospital ward and intensive care unit. Find out more Developed with our NHS partners, our programmes are constantly updated to reflect the very latest in health care thinking. Clinical placements give our students the skills, experience and support to become confident and compassionate health practitioners. Expert staff work with NHS clinicians to deliver programmes from ‘bite-size’ taster sessions to PhDs in some of the UK’s finest facilities. Entry requirements 120 credits at level 5 for those wanting to study at level 6, and 120 credits at level 6 for those wanting to study at level 7. Related courses Aspects of Child and Family Health Promoting Health and Well-being in Children and Young People Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing BSc/PGDip Community Nursing (District/School/Health Nursing) Fees and funding Home/EU: £1,540 (per 20 credit module) International: Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org Funding may be available through your employer. If you’re self-funding, you may be eligible for a Professional and Career Development Loan from the government.