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Social Care with Families QLS Level 4

429 GBP
429 GBP
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Course description

This Social Care with Families QLS Level 4 course is a great choice for anyone currently working in social care who is looking to specialise in working with families, or someone who is considering a career in social care and wants to learn more about the profession first. During your studies, you'll explore the theories of attachment and disruption of attachment and the types of care available for children. You will also learn more different types of child abuse and how you can protect the children you work with. The course will also cover where you can start when conducting assessments and the frameworks available, as well as the legal processes, procedures, and responsibilities within your role in social care when working with families.

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 practise
  • 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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