You will learn alongside students on the 30 credit ‘Observing, Communicating and Engaging with Children and Young People’ module. Lectures, seminars and directed reading will boost your capacity to read children’s non-verbal communications and respond creatively and flexibly in situations of risk according to the child’s needs, strengths and preferences. Workshop-based sessions will provide the opportunity to critically consider and practise the methods and skills needed for engagement and communication with children
A learner contract applies to this module. The contract states that you may be asked to repay course fees if you do not complete the module or if you cease employment with the Council within one year of completing the module. You must sign the contract in order to be allocated a place on the module.