Safeguarding Adults at Risk of Abuse - Micro-credential

12 weeks
20   Places

Overview

Who is this Micro-credential for?  

• Those who have a safeguarding remit-healthcare, social care, voluntary organisations, financial institutions, statutory bodies would benefit from this micro-credential. 

• This micro-credential is open to health and social care professionals but also other sectors which have an interface with the area of services’ provision to adults at risk. It is interdisciplinary and inter-sector focused.

Why should I take this Micro-credential?  

• 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.

When can I start this Micro-credential?  

• There is one intake per year in September

• Next available start date: 12th September 2022

What do I need to be accepted onto this Micro-credential?   

• 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 required

What will I learn? 

On successful completion of this micro-credential, learners will be able to:

• Understand the complexity of adult safeguarding in health care environments and the community.

• Identify a rights-based approach in safeguarding adults at risk.

• Critically appraise methods of prevention and intervention in case management of adult safeguarding.

• Discriminate central factors related to adult safeguarding and decision-making capacity.

• Critically review the conditions for adult safeguarding using as socioecological focus.

What will I do? 

• Learning modes will include lectures, reflective practice methods, self-directed learning, flipped classrooms, group engagement and problem-based learning within workshops.

• The topics covered in this micro-credential include:

o Theories of abuse and application to adult safeguarding case scenarios

o Issues related to decision making capacity and adult safeguarding

o Multi agency collaboration in safeguarding case management-interventions

How will this Micro-credential be delivered? 

• This micro-credential will be delivered in a blended format, combining elements of face-to-face and online learning.

• 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.

How is this Micro-credential assessed? 

There are two assessment components:

• Reading and summarising a relevant journal article, incorporating application to practice and providing comments to a group of peers. (20%)

• Learners will complete an end of semester assignment, where aspects of all the learning outcomes are included. Reflective practice will centre on navigating the case within the learner’s own practice discipline/area. (80%)

 

 

 

 

Course Details

Number of Places

20   Places

Next Intake

September 2023

Course Coordinator

Hellen Fennell - batistah@tcd.ie

Course Director

Professor Amanda Phelan 

Closing Date

8th August 2023

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Admission Requirements

• Applicants must have an undergraduate degree transcripts and 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.

• CV and/or Transcript.

Before Applying, PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: 

1. Submit your personal details on the application form. 

2. Log in to the my.tcd.ie portal with your (new) login credentials. 

3. Upload documents as required by the school for the micro-credential including a copy of your Curriculum Vitae. 

Course Fees

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Apply

To apply, click on the relevant Apply Link below

Get in Touch

General Enquiries: micro-credentials@tcd.ie

Course Coordinator: batistah@tcd.ie

Course Director: aphelan1@tcd.ie

Website

https://nursing-midwifery.tcd.ie/micro-credentials/safeguarding-adults-at-risk-of-abuse.php

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