Working with Children, Young People and Families

In Leeds

£ 9,250 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Leeds

  • Start

    Different dates available

Description

Overview ​Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children and their families? If you're serious about a career within the child and family welfare sector, then this is the course for you.

Children and their families are high on the political and social agenda. Almost every week issues are raised by politicians and the media about how best to support children and families, and the point at which a formal or legal intervention becomes appropriate. Within the programme, you will also have the opportunity to attend external visits to family support settings to liaise with practitioners and see how services work 'on the ground'.

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Leeds (West Yorkshire)
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Brownberrie Lane, LS18 5HD

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Course Benefits ​You will gain a very practical understanding of how support can be provided for children, young people and their families in a variety of settings including schools and welfare environments. You will be taught by research active lecturers who are both professionally qualified and experienced in the field of child and family work.

Typically, our entry offer for this degree course is 104 UCAS tariff points. Other requirements: For the old GCSE system we require grade C or above and for the new GCSE grading system we will accept grade 4 or higher in English Language.​  We welcome students with a wide range of qualifications such as A Levels, BTECs and accredited Access courses.  We treat every application on its own merits; we value highly the experience you illustrate in your personal statement. We accept a variety of international equivalent qualifications...

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Menu Programme of Study Catalogue Child and Family Welfare Studies - CHFAMWS Programme Structure
  • Child and Family Welfare Studies Programme Structure (PDF)
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Programme Specification
  • Child and Family Welfare Studies Programme Specification Document (PDF)
Level 4
  • CYP : Introduction to Child Psychology - Core
  • CYP : Childhood Society and Social Policy - Core
  • CYP : Protecting Children - Core
  • CYP : Working with Families - Core
  • CYP : Families, Inequality and Social Justice - Core
  • CYP : Professional Development and Placement 1 - Core
  • CYP : Programme Level Assessment - Core
Level 5
  • CYP : Understanding Family Dynamics - Core
  • CYP : Children's Rights, Young People and the Law - Core
  • CYP : Assessments and Interventions - Core
  • CYP : Research Methods and Evidence-based Practice - Core
  • CYP : Professional Development and Placement 2 - Core
  • CYP : Children with Additional Needs: Diversity and Inclusion - Not available for study this Academic Year
  • CYP : Violence in the Family - Option
Level 6
  • CYP : Therapeutic Interventions with Families - Core
  • CYP : Child and Youth Justice - Core
  • CYP : Reflection and Supervision - Core
  • CYP : Difficulties Families Face - Core
  • CYP : Research Project - Core

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Course Information You'll explore aspects of child development and how society understands the concept of family. Additionally, you'll have the chance to study aspects of childhood and the law relating to children and their families. In years one and two, you'll undertake professional work placements. These give you an opportunity to work in a variety of child and family settings, helping you to make the link between theory and practice, and to explore your career options early in your degree. The course considers controversial and topical issues, engaging students in debates around incidents reported in the media.  There is consideration too of scenarios that professionals face in supporting children and families.  In this way, students learn to make judgements, weigh up risks and take account of different views.  Not only does this make for enjoyable study, it prepares students for a confident and successful start to their professional life.​  Read our full course terms and conditions. More course information is available from the Programme Leader, Sue Elmer, at s.elmer@leedstrinity.ac.uk​​​.

Working with Children, Young People and Families

£ 9,250 + VAT