Enacting Human Rights in the Lives of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities - Micro-Credential
Why should I take this Micro-credential?
• The aim of this micro-credential is to equip intellectual disability service providers/professionals with the necessary knowledge, skills, attitudes, and competencies to enact rights-oriented service and person-centred support to people with intellectual disabilities in line with the UNCRPD
What will I learn?
On successful completion of this micro-credential, learners will be able to:
• Demonstrate a systematic understanding of the legislative framework associated with providing a rights-oriented service to people with intellectual disabilities.
• Critically utilise evidence-based knowledge, skills and competence in the critical evaluation of current models of service for people with intellectual disabilities.
• Explore the role of human engagement in relation to understanding the lives of people with intellectual disability to whom they provide service.
• Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of self-advocacy/independent advocacy in achieving individually determined lives for people with intellectual disabilities.
• Demonstrate knowledge of the role of the service and service personnel in enacting person-centred supports for people with intellectual disabilities.
What will I do?
• Engage in online directed and self-directed learning activities.
• Take part in discussions on key issues
• Apply learning over the 8 weeks in the development of a case study related to understanding and enacting human rights in the life of a person who the student supports.
• Completion of a recognised disability/intellectual disability qualification and/or experience of having provided service to people with intellectual disabilities for a minimum of 3 years
• Up to date Curriculum Vitae
Closing Date: 2nd September 2023
How is this Micro-credential delivered?
• Blended: Online teaching (live/recorded lectures/directed - 21 hours)
• In-person workshops (3 x 3 hours)
• Self-directed work via Blackboard (95 hours self-directed study).