Develop the enhanced knowledge and skills you need to proactively safeguard children and young people. Gain a deeper understanding of the explanations and effects of child abuse, identify risk-taking behaviour, and learn preventive strategies for working with children, young people and their families.
Children and young people are affected by abuse in different ways, depending on the culture and location of their society. This course will enable you to deconstruct explanations for child abuse and safeguarding, and to critically reflect on your findings.
You’ll deepen your understanding of the relevant issues as well as exploring personal reflections relating to children and young people, providing professional insights into current policy and procedure.
You’ll develop your ability to critically evaluate your knowledge, skills and current practice, and learn to take a more proactive and innovative stance when promoting the safeguarding of children and young people.
You’ll be assessed via a 6,000-word essay in which you’ll explore the contemporary theories, perspectives, government and legal policy, and interventions surrounding safeguarding children.
This module forms part of our MSC Children and Young People course.
29 September 2016
6, 13, 20 & 27 October 2016
3, 10, 17 & 24 November 2016
1, 8 & 15 December 2016
The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.
With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.
At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff.With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.
Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.
You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.
Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.
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