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Psychological Aspects of Caring in a Mixed Economy

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Psychological Aspects of Caring in a Mixed Economy

The focus of this course is to help you explore the psychological aspects of caring in the changing society we live in. In this unit you will learn about the application of psychological theory and principles to the roles and behaviours involved in caring.

In order to accomplish this, you will examine the historical development of caring, definitions of caring and the different types that exist. Furthermore, this course offers you a look at the psychology of care and an exploration of the conditions which contribute to a healthy caring relationship.

What is caring?

The roots of care

The psychology of care

The psychology of roles

Support for informal carers

Voluntary groups and psychological needs

Towards healthy caring relationships

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

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

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Psychological Aspects of Caring in a Mixed Economy.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

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Psychological Aspects of Caring in a Mixed Economy

The focus of this course is to help you explore the psychological aspects of caring in the changing society we live in. In this unit you will learn about the application of psychological theory and principles to the roles and behaviours involved in caring.

In order to accomplish this, you will examine the historical development of caring, definitions of caring and the different types that exist. Furthermore, this course offers you a look at the psychology of care and an exploration of the conditions which contribute to a healthy caring relationship.

Modules

What is caring?

The roots of care

The psychology of care

The psychology of roles

Support for informal carers

Voluntary groups and psychological needs

Towards healthy caring relationships

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

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Psychological Aspects of Caring in a Mixed Economy.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.

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