University of Stirling
Adult Services, Support and Protection
This is a post-qualifying course for professionals working in adult health and social services. The Certificate comprises two stand-alone modules which can be taken in either order. Citizenship, Self Determination and Support Services provides a critical overview of contemporary policy and practice debates in adult health and social care, including individualised budgets, self-directed support and integration. The module explores key issues of personalisation and citizenship, choice and equity, autonomy and protection. Supporting and Protecting Adults at Risk of Harm addresses current issues related to working with adults assessed as being at risk of harm. It covers relevant legal and policy developments in the arena of adult protection, along with risk and vulnerability, power and participation, assessment, decision-making and compulsory measures of intervention.
Students generally hold a relevant professional qualification and are working in adult health and/or social services. English language requirements. If you don�t meet the required score you may be able to register for one of our pre-sessional English courses. To register you must hold a conditional offer for your course and have an IELTS score 0.5 or 1.0 below the required standard.
Module titles: Citizenship, self determination and support services; Supporting and protecting adults at risk of harm.
Each module is formally assessed by means of a 4,500-word assignment in which students apply relevant theory to their own professional practice.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 2,100 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 4,725 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 2,100 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||12 months|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 2,100 per Academic year (EU fees)||12 months|
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School of Applied Social Science