Course Description

Micro-credential - Safeguarding Adults at Risk of Abuse

This micro-credential is for health and social care professionals but also, other sectors which have an interface with the area of services’ provision to adults at risk. It is interdisciplinary and inter-sector focused.

Those who have a safeguarding remit-healthcare, social care, voluntary organisations, financial institutions, statutory bodies would also benefit from this micro-credential.

This is a multi-disciplinary micro-credential which aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the topic of and responses to the abuse of adults at risk. It aims to develop and enhance competencies related to the domain of at-risk populations and is open to professionals who work in any sector which provides care or services to at risk populations.

Learning modes will include lectures, reflective practice methods, self-directed learning, flipped classrooms, group engagement and problem-based learning within workshops.

The topics covered in this micro-credential include:

  • Theories of abuse and application to adult safeguarding case scenarios.
  • Issues related to decision making capacity and adult safeguarding.
  • Multi agency collaboration in safeguarding case management-interventions.

How will this Micro-credential be delivered?

This micro-credential is delivered using a blended learning approach (in-person/online):

  • Lectures will be delivered in 2 in-person workshops (6 hours each) and 10 online days (2 hours per day).
  • Online lectures will be available live or as pre-recorded sessions.

On successful completion of this micro-credential, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the complexity of adult safeguarding in health care environments and the community.
  • Identify a rights-based approach in safeguarding adults at risk.
  • Critically appraise methods of prevention and intervention in case management of adult safeguarding.
  • Discriminate central factors related to adult safeguarding and decision-making capacity.
  • Critically review the conditions for adult safeguarding using as socioecological focus.

HCI Pillar 3 Learner Fee Subsidy: Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria may qualify for a 50% fee subsidy, subject to the availability of subsidized places. The fee subsidy for eligible Non-EU learners may vary.

For eligibility details, please refer to the Eligibility Criteria.

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CollegeTrinity College Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course CategoryMedicine & Healthcare
Course TypeMicro-credential
Awarding BodyTrinity College Dublin
Awarding Body Details5 ECTS
Course Start Date9th September 2024
Course Duration12 weeks
Course Time• Ten sessions of two-hour online lectures will be recorded are made available in Blackboard. • Two six-hour face-to-face workshops will be provided on week 1 and week 10.
Course Fee€770 - €1,040
Entry RequirementsApplication Deadline: August 8th 2024 • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree transcript or parchment or evidence of relevant recognised prior learning. • Applicants must hold current registration with the relevant professions’ regulatory body or otherwise satisfy the course committee they can complete and benefit from the course. • Up to date CV
Course CodeDPENM-SARA-1M09
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