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Diploma in Social Care Learn how to help those in need of Social Care This course is specifically designed for people who want to train to work in social care. You'll develop a comprehensive understanding of the issues surrounding social care and learn how to provide effective care and support to enable vulnerable or dependant clients to feel respected, understood and as independent in everyday life as possible. If you're looking for Continuing Professional Development in social care, or simply want to broaden your knowledge, this course is ideal. Most people will have some experience of caring, for example bringing up children or being cared for when ill. So, we can all appreciate how important it is to give and receive quality care. Social care is a profession dedicated to assisting the vulnerable or disadvantaged by providing care and support services appropriate to the clients' needs. Clients can include adults, adolescents and children with physical, mental, emotional, psychological or relationship problems and can come from all ethnic backgrounds and socio-economic groups. This brand new course will give you an in-depth understanding of the issues related to working in Social Care. We'll show you how to help your clients so that they feel understood and respected and are able to live life as independently as possible. You'll learn how to assess and handle difficult situations and what advice to offer once needs have been identified. On completion of this course you'll be better at your job, more effective for your clients and gain greater satisfaction from your work. Your Tuition One of the key aspects to successfully completing your course is the quality of your tuition. All STT tutors are experienced in teaching by distance learning and have been specially trained by us to help you. Your tutor for this course will be qualified to at least degree level or equivalent with postgraduate training in the area. Their primary aim is to encourage you to develop your own personal style when applying these skills. There are four assignments to complete and you have to pass each one to qualify for your Diploma in Social Care. But don't worry about this. If necessary you can re-take an assignment free of charge. We have brought together a professional tuition service and an up-to-date, authoritative course so that you can work towards a Diploma in Social Care. But, not only will you gain a qualification, you'll also gain a deeper knowledge and understanding of the methods used to help people in need of social care. Social Care Course - Synopsis Module 1 - Introduction to Social Care Lesson 1 - The Social Care World : Contents - Learning Outcomes - Introduction - The Social Care Worker's Clients - Social Care Settings - Reading Resources - Websites. Lesson 2 - Social Care Qualities and Skills: Contents - Learning Outcomes - Introduction - Social Care Qualities - Case Study - Social Care Skills - Case Studies - Reading Resources - Websites. Lesson 3 - Human Life Span Development: Contents - Learning Outcomes - Introduction - Sigmund Freud - Erik Erikson - James Marcia - Robert Selman - Lev Vygotsky - Jean Piaget - John Bowlby - Lawrence Kohlberg - Reading Resources - Websites - Appendix. Lesson 4 - Social Care and Professional issues: Contents - Learning Outcomes - Introduction - the Social Care Professional and Decision Making - Working in the Best Interests of the Client (the Doctrine of Necessity) - Abuse, Exploitation and Neglect - Understanding the Who, Why, and Where of Abuse - Reading Resources - Websites Assignment 1 Lesson 5 - Communication Issues and Social Care : Contents - Learning Outcomes - Introduction - The Initial Consultation: Setting the tone - Developing Good Communication Skills - Reading Resources - Websites. Lesson 6 - Working with Clients in the Community : Contents - Learning Outcomes - Introduction - the Scope of the Picture - the Goal of Support in the Community - the Role of Education - Team Work: the Char

Diploma in Social Care Learn how to help those in need of Social Care This course is specifically designed for people who want to train to work in social care. You'll develop a comprehensive understanding of the issues surrounding social care and learn how to provide effective care and support to enable vulnerable or dependant clients to feel respected, understood and as independent in everyday...

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