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Family Support Worker Training (QQI LEVEL 5)/ CC019 (12 Weeks)

Course Overview

Award(s)
QQI Level 5 Minor Award in Family Support Skills 5N3738
Course Code:
CC019 | TUES 19.00-21.30
Fees:
€240

This programme is designed for those interested learning the skills, knowledge and competence that will aid them as a family support worker.

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Programme Description

• Role of Health Service Executive (HSE), Role of Family Support worker, Irish Child & Family Legislation
• Normative Child Development, family dynamics, social, cultural, environmental
• Risk Management Legislation, organisational structures & family
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• Family types and influence on child development, Understanding of Parenting skills and awareness of social issues
• Interpersonal & Leadership skills (verbal & non-verbal communication) needed for good family support work, to assist in a family support context / advocacy, confidentiality, teamwork
• Conflict Resolution and Negotiation skills development

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This provision is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014 – 2020.