Safeguarding Adults at Risk of Abuse - Micro-Credential

Trinity College Dublin

Safeguarding Adults at Risk of Abuse - Micro-Credential

Who is this Micro-credential for?
• Those who have a safeguarding remit-healthcare, social care, voluntary organisations, financial institutions, statutory bodies would benefit from this micro-credential.

• This micro-credential is open to health and social care professionals but also other sectors which have an interface with the area of services’ provision to adults at risk. It is interdisciplinary and inter-sector focused.

Why should I take this Micro-credential?
• This is a multi-disciplinary micro-credential which aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the topic of and responses to the abuse of adults at risk.

• It aims to develop and enhance competencies related to the domain of at-risk populations and is open to professionals who work in any sector which provides care or services to at risk populations.

What will I do?
• Learning modes will include lectures, reflective practice methods, self-directed learning, flipped classrooms, group engagement and problem-based learning within workshops.

• The topics covered in this micro-credential include:
o Theories of abuse and application to adult safeguarding case scenarios
o Issues related to decision making capacity and adult safeguarding
o Multi agency collaboration in safeguarding case management-interventions

Entry requirements

• Applicants must have an undergraduate degree transcript or parchment or evidence of relevant recognised prior learning.
• Applicants must hold current registration with the relevant professions’ regulatory body or otherwise satisfy the course committee they can complete and benefit from the course.

Prerequisite documents:
• Curriculum Vitae
• Transcript
• Degree Parchment
• Copy of current registration with professions' regulatory body

Application dates

Closing Date 8th August 2024


12 weeks.

How will this Micro-credential be delivered?
• This micro-credential will be delivered in a blended format, combining elements of face-to-face and online learning.
• Ten sessions of two-hour online lectures will be recorded are made available in Blackboard.
• Two six-hour face-to-face workshops will be provided on week 1 and week 10.

Enrolment dates

Next Intake November 2024

More details
  • Attendance type

    Part time,Blended

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