Skills & Knowledge
The module aims to develop skills and knowledge to allow multi-disciplinary staff to better understand the varied roles and responsibilities of professionals relative to all aspects of Child Protection in a clinical setting. This course has been designed to provide theoretical background with a significant emphasis on clinical experience and relevance.
Only University Accredited Course of its kind in Ireland. Child Protection issues are becoming increasingly prevalent to all professionals who work with paediatric patients. It is with this focus that Child Protection in a clinical environment has been developed. This course gives a broader understanding of the professional and legal considerations any staff member may find themselves involved with as a member of the multi-disciplinary, multiagency team. The module has been designed with a blended learning approach: two on-site taught days and a flexible release online learning approach in order to facilitate a reasoned work / life balance for applicants.
Who Should Take This Course?
This professional certificate is open to all health care and
associated professionals dealing with paediatric patients. It
is specifically targeting those who are interested in widening
their inter-disciplinary and legislative knowledge in the arena
of Child protection.
Applicants should normally possess at least one year post qualification experience.