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
Course TypeBlended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Awarding BodyTrinity College Dublin
Awarding Body Details5 ECTS
Course Start Date12th September 2023
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€760 - €1,020
Entry RequirementsApplication Deadline: August 8th 2023 • 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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College Green, Dublin City South, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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