Social Care with Families Level 4

 

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Level 4

ABC Awards

80-120 Hours

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A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life.  You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.

 
Course Description

If you want to develop your knowledge of Social Care with Families so that you can embark on a rewarding career or you are already working in a related field and want to improve your career prospects, then this is the course for you.

Social care professionals who work specifically with children and families often provide guidance and support, counselling and supervisory services to families facing difficulties for various reasons. These social care workers collaborate with teachers, lawyers, police and medical professionals to provide quality care to families and children.

The Distance Learning Social Care with Families course is a fully comprehensive course and will give you a full understanding of key issues working within a social care environment including legislation and legal processes, such as adoption, care orders and court processes related to family social care.

The course also covers the needs and rights of children, supporting families, attachment issues, child abuse and assessment.

Previous Knowledge Required

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

Support

You will receive the entire package of course materials in a single dispatch together with dedicated Tutor Support for 12 months.  All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

Assessment

You must successfully complete a series of activities and assessments. Once all assessments and activities have been completed satisfactorily, you will then be awarded your certificate.  The good news is, there is no final exam.

Enrolment Fees

You can enrol online today by either paying in full or taking advantage of our easy payment plan.  The first instalment will be due one month following enrolment.

Payment Method            Version Initial Payment Monthly Instalment Total Payable
Pay in Full Paper £369.00 Nil £369.00
Instalment Option 1 Paper £216.00 £56.50 X 4 months £442.00
Instalment Option 2 Paper £110.50 £110.50 X 3 months £442.00

Please note the easy payment plan is not available to International Students.

Delivery costs are as follows:
UKFree Delivery
Europe£40.00
Rest of the World£65.00
Payment of delivery charges will be required before dispatch of your course.

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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 practice
  • 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
Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a level 4 ABC Awards certificate of achievement.  That means that these courses are independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 4 on The Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (where level 2 and 3 courses are similar in difficulty to GCSEs and A Levels, respectively).

The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home.  The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 4 (using Ofqual's QCF level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.  This course has been accredited under ABC Awards Quality Licence Scheme by Open Study College which has been approved as an ABC Awards Quality Licence Scheme centre to give formal recognition to courses.

ABC Awards is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators for England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. These are Ofqual (the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator in England); the Welsh Government and CCEA (the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment) in Northern Ireland.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers over 600 Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

 

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