Open Study College

Social Care with Families Level 4

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Would you like to pursue or further your career in Social Care? If the answer is yes, the Social Care with Families Level 4 course is ideal for you.
Gain a more detailed knowledge of working in Social Care with Families, while working from the comfort of your own home. Some of the topics which will be covered include the needs and rights of children, attachment, separation, the needs assessment framework, and also the legal responsibilities and procedures involved in working with children.

This course is conveniently designed for home study, so you can study whenever and from wherever you would like. The course will take approximately 100 hours to complete and will be assessed through a series of written assignments. There is no time limit to complete the requirements, so you can work at your own pace. You'll also have access to friendly, experienced tutors who will guide you every step of the way.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a level 4 NCFE Award certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 4 on The Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators for England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

Follow the link you have on emagister.co.uk and you will find all the information you need about this course without any obligation.

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5.0 16/03/2017
What I would highlight: Absolutely brilliant student advisors. Reece was very helpful and answered all my questions. I’m excited to get started.
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What you'll learn on the course

Social Work
Social care
Support
Bowlby's Theory
Assessment Frameworks
Corporate Parenting
Family Law
Court Reports
Court Procedures
Family Systems
Bowlby's Theory
Bowlby's Theory

Course programme

Ideal for students wishing to gain a more detailed knowledge of working in Social Care with Families. Study completely from home!

Course Content

Unit 1: Children and Childhood

  • Defining childhood
  • Family systems
  • The needs and rights of children
  • Parenting

Unit 2: Supporting Families

  • Defining support
  • Examining current children's acts
  • How support works in practice
  • The need assessment framework

Unit 3: Attachment, Separation and Cared-for Children

  • Attachment
  • Bowlby's theory
  • Disruption of attachment (Maternal deprivation hypothesis)
  • Separation
  • Corporate parenting
  • Types of care - Fostering, adoption and residential care

Unit 4: Child Abuse and Child Protection

  • Defining abuse
  • Emotional abuse
  • Physical abuse
  • Neglect
  • Referral
  • Protecting children
  • Child protection preparation
  • The Cleveland Report

Unit 5: Assessment and Planning

  • Assessment starting points
  • Common assessment framework (CAF)
  • Planning

Unit 6: Legal Responsibilities, Processes and Procedures

  • What is family law?
  • The Children and Family Court Advisory Service (CAFCASS)
  • The Family Proceedings Court (FPC)
  • Roles of court personnel
  • Court reports and evidence
  • Skills related to court procedures

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