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BA in Contemporary Disability Studies – Level 7

School: Social Care | Credits: 180 | Duration: 3 Years BA in Contemporary Disability Studies – Level 7

Please note: Next commencement: November 18th, 2020*. Apply now!   This course is designed for people who work in disability services and want to enhance the supports they provide through New Directions. This course is suited for anyone working in…

BA in Social Care – Level 7

School: Social Care | Credits: 180 | Duration: 3 Years BA in Social Care – Level 7

Next Intake: February, 2021 – Open for applications now. This course is designed for people who want to attain the standards of proficiency for social care workers as defined by CORU. The learner will engage with 18 modules that explore…

Certificate in Autism, Wellbeing and Positive Behaviour Supports

School: Continuing Professional Development & Social Care | Credits: 20 | Duration: 12 Weeks Certificate in Autism, Wellbeing and Positive Behaviour Supports

The Certificate in Autism, Wellbeing and Positive Behaviour Supports is an accredited programme that focuses on how to effectively support staff who work with individuals on the autistic spectrum to: Lead the life they want to live, Support and reaffirm…

Certificate in Empowerment and Advocacy

School: Continuing Professional Development & Social Care | Credits: 15 | Duration: 8 Weeks Certificate in Empowerment and Advocacy

This accredited Level 6 course, Certificate in Empowerment and Advocacy, equips the student with the knowledge, skills and competencies to support people with disabilities in empowering themselves on a day-to-day basis, thus facilitating self-defined visions of a desirable future. This…

Certificate in Exploring Disability

School: Continuing Professional Development & Social Care | Credits: 10 | Duration: 10 Weeks Certificate in Exploring Disability

The Exploring Disability course is a professionally accredited programme that will introduce you to the theories and models that have: Shaped our understanding and awareness of what life is like for people with disability Influenced how disability services have developed…

Certificate in Facilitated Learning (Systematic Instruction)

School: Continuing Professional Development & Social Care | Credits: 10 | Duration: 10 Weeks Certificate in Facilitated Learning (Systematic Instruction)

This accredited Level 6 course will help you develop and implement an individual training plan for a person with disability using the Systematic Instruction teaching strategy. During the 10-week course you will work in partnership with a service user to…

Certificate in Focus on the Individual

School: Continuing Professional Development & Social Care | Credits: 15 | Duration: 6 Weeks Certificate in Focus on the Individual

This accredited Level 6 course examines how a person centred plan is implemented, facilitated and evaluated. It explores the organisational structures and changes required to support a person centred service that is focused on individualised supports. The eight-week programme, which…

Certificate in Management of a Positive Behavioural Culture

School: Continuing Professional Development & Social Care | Credits: 20 | Duration: 12 Weeks Certificate in Management of a Positive Behavioural Culture

The Certificate in Management of a Positive Behaviour Culture is an accredited programme that focuses on how to utilise and effectively manage Positive Behaviour Support in a way that will allow your team to: Manage behaviours that challenge that may limit…

Certificate in Supporting and Working with Families

School: Continuing Professional Development & Social Care | Credits: 10 | Duration: 8 Weeks Certificate in Supporting and Working with Families

This accredited Special Purpose Level 7 course, Certificate in Supporting and Working with Families, equips the student a thorough understanding of family-centred ways of working so that the person being supported can achieve the universal good things of life. Families…

Honours BA in Contemporary Disability Studies – Level 8

School: Continuing Professional Development & Social Care | Credits: 240 | Duration: 1 Year Honours BA in Contemporary Disability Studies – Level 8

Note: Next commencement is September 21st, 2020 – Late applications will be considered. The Honours BA in Contemporary Disability Studies provides qualified Social Care Workers and other professionals with the knowledge and skills to make substantive, positive changes to organisations. The…

Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons

Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse

School: Continuing Professional Development & Social Care | Duration: 5 Days Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse

The course aims to ‘increase capacity of all staff and service users in relation to key information on the safeguarding of vulnerable people as outlined in the National Policy “Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse”, published in December 2014,…

Supporting Individualised Living and Alternative Services

School: Continuing Professional Development & Social Care | Credits: 6 | Duration: 1 Day Supporting Individualised Living and Alternative Services

Learn new approaches in relation to creating, designing and progressing individualised services in Ireland today. This course provides new material based on international best practice and quality which influence how services are delivered within the wider non-profit/human services setting. This…