Blackpool and The Fylde College

Family Support and Wellbeing - BA Hons (Salford University)

Blackpool and The Fylde College
In Blackpool

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Location Blackpool
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The course is aimed at those already employed within the sector, who want to gain access to up-to-date knowledge and skills and deepen their understanding of the wider social, political and economic issues related to work with families. The course is strongly underpinned by theoretical frameworks, with the practice of specialist techniques being embedded within this framework. A principles aim of the course is for graduating students to be able to apply specific knowledge to their own and new situations in order to make informed judgements and speculate on possible solutions.

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Palatine Road, FY1 4DW, Lancashire, England
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Palatine Road, FY1 4DW, Lancashire, England
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What you'll learn on the course


Course programme

This degree considers new therapeutic approaches to working with families, with a particular emphasis on working holistically with hard-to-reach families.

The programme is suitable for those in a wide variety of roles working directly with children, young people, and their families, including family/parent support workers and parenting practitioners, residential workers, leaving care workers, learning mentors, early intervention project workers, 'nurture group' workers, respite carers, and those working in children's/family centres.

This qualification will appeal to those:

  • seeking a work-based/supported route through to BA(Hons) and who have the support of their employer/setting
  • wanting to develop specialist knowledge, skills and reflective capacity for improving therapeutic practice with children and their families
  • wanting to integrate a programme of study alongside their work/volunteering, and which recognises and validates work-based learning
  • needing a flexible, accessible and competitively priced degree programme
  • committed to substantive personal and professional development

Year 1 (Level 6):

FSW601 Advanced Strategies of Intervention - 20 credits
FSW602 Legislation Policy & Practice in Work with Families - 20 credits
FSW603 Managing Change in Wellbeing Practices - 20 credits
FSW604 International Perspectives on Wellbeing Practices - 20 credits
FSW605 Dissertation - 40 credits

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