Course Description

Micro-credential - Safeguarding Adults at Risk of Abuse

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.

  • The key concepts of adult safeguarding, including prevention.
  • The impact of a rights-based approach in adult safeguarding
  • Issues related to decision making capacity and adult safeguarding
  • Theories of abuse and application to adult safeguarding case scenarios
  • Policy, legislative and regulatory approaches in adult safeguarding
  • Assessment and planning in adult safeguarding
  • Multi agency collaboration in safeguarding case management-interventions
  • Financial abuse
  • Safeguarding and cultures of care-institutional abuse
  • Learning from adult safeguarding serious case reviews
  • Peer to peer abuse

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CollegeTrinity College Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course CategoryMedicine & Healthcare
Awarding BodyTrinity College Dublin
Awarding Body Details5 ECTS
Course Start Date13th September 2021
Course Duration1 Semester
Course Fee€750 - €1,000
Entry RequirementsApplication Deadline: August 23rd 2021 -Undergraduate degree in any area -The applicant must be working/volunteering with an adult at risk group (older people/people with intellectual disability/people living with dementia etc) -Honours degree (however, relevant experience will also be taken into account) -Satisfy the selection panel This micro-credential will also run in January 2022
Course CodeDPENM-SARA-1M09
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