Contemporary Definitions and Principles of Practice (online) M01IDFCoventry University
£ 458 - (513 €)
- Vocational qualification
- Scarborough (Inghilterra)
Cosa impari in questo corso?
Skills and Training
This module aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills to develop effective service provision for people with an intellectual disability and associated mental disorder and offending behaviours, including those with the potential to offend.WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
This is a unique programme which aims to:
- Enhance your knowledge and skills in this area
- Increase emmployability in forensic settings
- Help you to provide more evidence-informed care
The module is designed to:
- Develop the skills and knowledge to critically analyse and evaluate situations, in order to effectively contribute to the improvement and development of services and the experience of service users.
- Facilitate and develop students’ critical awareness of relevant legislation, theoretical perspectives, professional knowledge and value base in the field of forensic and mental health care in intellectual disability services.
On successful completion of this module you should be able to:
- Critically appraise principles and service delivery models for the intellectual disabled who offend and present with mental health needs.
- Consider the differing needs of specific groups / populations in relation to people with an intellectual disability with offending behaviours and mental health needs.
- Demonstrate critical self-reflection in area of professional practice and in relation to this population in general.
- Critically appraise contemporary definitions, key legislative and policy frameworks that relate to intellectually disabled population with mental health and offending needs.
- Critically review the research and evidence-base for principles and treatment methods/ practices within the field of intellectual disability mental disorder and forensic practice.
This module is delivered entirely online throughout one calendar year. It includes three standalone modules delivered across three semesters. No attendance is required, except at a mandatory induction day in September.
We welcome students with disabilities. We recognise that education is a right for all who can benefit from it and that students with disabilities have an equal right of access to higher education. Our staff also recognise that individuals with disabilities are the best source of expertise about themselves and their needs. All students with disabilities should be able to participate as far as is reasonably practical in the educational and social activities we make available. Such students should be encouraged to expect equal treatment as individuals and that they and their work will be considered solely on the basis of their quality.HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
- Coursework: 4,000 word essay based on a work based scenario. The student must critically examine and reflect on the contemporary issues, informing definitions, legislation and policy initiatives, methods of treatment and an appraisal of the evidence related to their chosen scenario.
- Regular contribution to online discussion groups with quality and quantity of postings contributing to assessment mark.