This highly acclaimed post qualifying course validated by Strathclyde University is aimed at social workers and managers in family placement and children and families’ teams, as well as other specialist settings across the statutory, voluntary and independent sector.

It provides participants with the opportunity to study aspects of family placement and permanence work in considerable depth and to greatly enhance their knowledge and expertise is this critical area of work.

Applicants will require the support of their employer to attend as well as validate their work. It is imperative that sponsoring agencies ensure their nominated students have the motivation, capacity and commitment to complete the course.

The course is at MSc Level 11 and attracts an award of 60 credits (postgraduate certificate) which can be taken forward to further study and may contribute towards the achievement of a qualification at MSc level. There are 3 modules to the
course, each one taught over 3 consecutive days.

AFA Scotland is registered as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) - SC046417