University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Professional Practice with Children and their Families

This course is for professionals from statutory, voluntary and independent sector agencies. It is suitable for social workers, health visitors, doctors, nurses, CP liaison teachers and members of fostering and adoption teams. The course can help to: keep a clear focus on the needs of the child; make clear and defensible judgements; explore issues that relate to the job; work with professionals from other disciplines. There are compulsory seminars plus optional lectures, fieldwork and projects.

Sponsorship information

Funding may be available from some employers. You should ask your employer for further details.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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