Module title: Safeguarding within a Public Protection Agenda

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: NMS09144
Module leader: MS MARJORIE KEYS
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Midwifery and Child Health

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

Context and concept of public protection
Human development
Vulnerability and related concepts
Support systems to protect individuals and communities
Indicators of abuse and neglect
Protecting the child/adult with special needs/additional needs/disability
Role of professionals engaged in protection work
Partnership working
Relevant legislation, policies and procedures
Risk assessment, risk management and offender management
Children’s Rights
Human Rights and issues of capacity
Institutional Care Inquiry reports into the deaths of child/adult

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Interpret vulnerability and related concepts in the context of the public protection agenda
LO2: Demonstrate knowledge and skills required to respond effectively to those in need of protection
LO3: Critically reflect on research which underpins current practice in public protection
LO4: Illustrate the contribution of public inquiries, legislation and policy to the protection of individuals and communities within society
LO5: Assimilate and present salient graphic evidence on a selected topic

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