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Loss and Social Care

Overview

By the end of this course you will be able to demonstrate recognition of loss as a key feature of the experience of service users in a range of social work settings. This course aims to enable you to explore the potential impact of the service users' own experiences of loss on their practice, identifying their own developmental and support needs.

Emphasis is also placed upon your ability to critically evaluate theoretical models of grieving in relation to a variety of loss situations. Finally there is an analysis of the social work role and response to loss in service users in relation to those of other professions and services.

Modules

Loss in Social Work

The Social and Cultural Context of Loss

Experiencing Loss: Models and Theories

Use and Abuse of Theory: Particular Losses

Effective Social Work in Response to Loss and Grief

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

What is NCFE

NCFE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach.

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE Award certificate of achievement.

For more information on this award, click here

By the end of this course you will be able to demonstrate recognition of loss as a key feature of the experience of service users in a range of social work settings. This course aims to enable you to explore the potential impact of the service users' own experiences of loss on their practice, identifying their own developmental and support needs.

Emphasis is also placed upon your ability to critically evaluate theoretical models of grieving in relation to a variety of loss situations. Finally there is an analysis of the social work role and response to loss in service users in relation to those of other professions and services.

Modules

Loss in Social Work

The Social and Cultural Context of Loss

Experiencing Loss: Models and Theories

Use and Abuse of Theory: Particular Losses

Effective Social Work in Response to Loss and Grief

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

What is NCFE

NCFE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach.

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE Award certificate of achievement.

For more information on this award, click here

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