SECURING CHILDREN'S FUTURES: GOOD PRACTICE IN PERMANENCE PLANNING AND FAMILY PLACEMENT
Course dates Venue Cost
Module One: 11, 12 & 13 November 2019 Edinburgh (tbc) £2885 + VAT= £3462.00
Module Two: 20, 21 & 22 January 2020
Module Three: 16, 17 & 18 March 2020
This post qualifying course is aimed at social workers and managers in children and families’ teams, family placement teams as well as other specialist settings across the statutory, voluntary and independent sector. 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. The course is validated by Strathclyde University.
The introductory session for students and their managers will be on the 21st October 2019. The course requires attendance at three taught modules of three consecutive days per module between November 2019 and March 2020. Final assignments will be submitted in May 2020. Assessment will be on the basis of three written assignments as well as an assessed observation in the workplace. Comprehensive feedback is available to students. A student handbook will provide all the required information.