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Child Protection

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.

Course Features
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.

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally possess at least one year post-qualification experience. Applicants should be working in their profession.

Duration

1 Semester Part Time

Further enquiries

Administrator: graduate.imaging@ucd.ie
Phone 01 716 6545

Comment

Skills And Knowledge
This 10 credit professional certificate aims to develop skills and knowledge to lead multi-disciplinary staff to better understand their varied roles and responsibilities relative to all aspects of Child Protection. This course has been designed to provide theoretical background with a significant emphasis on clinical experience and relevance.

Experience
Participants will continue to gain their experience in their own professional environments.

Teaching & Learning
Throughout this professional certificate participants will profit from a blended learning approach integrating formal lecture attendance alongside discussion, tutorials and e-Learning as well as self directed learning. The teaching and learning strategies are designed to encourage autonomous reflective practitioners who can further develop their personal and professional skills within a supportive framework.

UCD is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for Diagnostic Imaging. The School of Medicine & Medical Science offers an extensive portfolio of graduate taught courses, which cater to a diverse range of healthcare professionals. For more information visit www.ucd.ie/medicine

Application date

Click on the www.ucd.ie/apply link and follow the steps outlined.

Should you have any difficulties in processing your application, please contact the course administrator (details below)

Administrator: graduate.imaging@ucd.ie
Phone 01 7166545

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake January annually

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.

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