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BA (Honours) in Contemporary Disability Studies – Level 8

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

Next commencement: Autumn 2020 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 in the contemporary disability sector. The one year, part…

BA in Contemporary Disability Studies – Level 7

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

Note: Next intake will be in April 2020. Contact the College for details. This course is designed for people who work in disability services and want to enhance the supports they provide. The degree was created by people with extensive…

BA in Social Care – Level 7

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

Note: Next intake will be in Autumn 2020. Contact the College for details. 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…

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: 10 | Duration: 10 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: 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: 10 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 and care. The eight-week…

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 Quality and Risk in Service Delivery

School: Continuing Professional Development & Social Care | Credits: 10 | Duration: 10 Weeks Certificate in Quality and Risk in Service Delivery

This course provides learners with the opportunity to explore the critical topic of quality and risk within services for people with disabilities. The course explores an externally imposed quality system in the form of Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA).…

Certificate in Supporting and Working with Families

School: Continuing Professional Development & Social Care | Credits: 10 | Duration: 10 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…

St. Michael’s House/OTC Work Study Scheme

School: Social Care | Credits: 180 | Duration: 3 Years St. Michael’s House/OTC Work Study Scheme

Are you interested in working in intellectual disability services while you study for a social care degree? St. Michael’s House and the Open Training College has developed an innovative earn as you learn scheme. This scheme allows people to work…

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…