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Working Across Boundaries in Social Care

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Overview

Ever since the Mental Health Act, 1983 established Community Mental Health Teams there has been a slow, smouldering enthusiasm developing for joined up practice and increasingly multi-disciplinary teams are seen as a positive way forward to ensure a co-ordinated response to people and their problems.

This course will help you to look at the way social work and social work care agencies develop an agency culture and how this can both impede and assist working across organisational boundaries.

This course provides material to help you consider ways in which working across boundaries can be improved to the benefit of service users and agencies.

Modules

Understanding Agency Culture

Approaches to Working Across Boundaries

Barriers to Inter-Agency Co-Operation

Overcoming the Barrier to Co-Operative Working

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

Ever since the Mental Health Act, 1983 established Community Mental Health Teams there has been a slow, smouldering enthusiasm developing for joined up practice and increasingly multi-disciplinary teams are seen as a positive way forward to ensure a co-ordinated response to people and their problems.

This course will help you to look at the way social work and social work care agencies develop an agency culture and how this can both impede and assist working across organisational boundaries.

This course provides material to help you consider ways in which working across boundaries can be improved to the benefit of service users and agencies.

Modules

Understanding Agency Culture

Approaches to Working Across Boundaries

Barriers to Inter-Agency Co-Operation

Overcoming the Barrier to Co-Operative Working

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

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