Disability, Mental Health & Child Protection: Towards a New Understanding - Micro-Credential
This cutting-edge micro-credential aims to provide learners with an understanding of key issues in the area of disability (including mental health difficulties) and child protection. It is designed to meet the specific training needs of all education, health, social care and policing professionals working in the area of disability, mental health, child protection and welfare or sectors where the client base includes individuals who may have a disability or mental health condition.
The micro-credential aims to provide learners with an understanding of key issues in the area of disability, mental health and child protection. Uptake of current best evidence, insights from seminal inquiry reports, innovations and insights from disability theory, research, and activism as well as practice wisdom will be instrumental in achieving this.
What do I need to be accepted onto this Micro-credential? –
• Applicants must have a minimum of a 2.1 grade in a level 8 degree and
• Experience of a practice setting and/or life experience pertaining to disability/mental health and child protection such as advocacy, disability or mental health services experience, informal caregiving experience, child protection and welfare experience, or relevant professional experience in fields such as social care, law, social work or psychology.
• An up-to-date CV is required.
Closing Date: 31st March 2023