Enacting Human Rights in the Lives of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities - Micro-Credential

Trinity College Dublin

Enacting Human Rights in the Lives of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities - Micro-Credential

Who is this Micro-credential for?
• Service providers/professionals that support individuals with intellectual disabilities. This micro-credential will empower learners to actively explore techniques for developing their knowledge of the people whom they serve and eliciting understandings of the desires and choices of those people. There is a strong emphasis on human engagement skills.

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 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.

Entry requirements

• 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

Prerequisite Documents:
• Up to date Curriculum Vitae
• Degree certificate/professional registration

Application dates

Closing Date 15th December


8 weeks.

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).

Enrolment dates

Next Intake January

More details
  • Attendance type

    Blended,Part time

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