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    Programme Title  Minor award Children and Family Studies
    CAO Code  Not available through CAO
    LYIT internal code  
    Duration  Part-time
    Standard Code Places:  20
    National Framework Level  
    Award Type  Minor
    Awarding Body  HETAC
    Is this course for you?
    Further to partnership with allied healthcare sector this module delivery entitled ‘Children and Family Studies’ is proposed on a part time bases September 2016.
    Part time delivery of this minor award (Level 6) to Resource and Family support staff in Donegal, Leitrim Sligo catchment areas. Potentially of interest to other allied health care professionals including PHN, community and special needs / school support staff.
    Minimum Academic Entry Requirements
    Applicants must have a Level 7 / 8 in related discipline of study. Those with Level 6 can access with RPL framework.
    What module will I have to study?
    No of credits
     1/1  Children and Family Studies Mandatory  10
    This module focuses on concepts of family studies, family support and family policy, exploring different family structures, the changing family and the developing parent-child relationship.
    Module Learning Outcomes:
    On successful completion of this module the student will be able to:
    • Express and describe the nature and content of family studies and family support.
    • Define varying family structures and impacts on the developing child
    • Discuss the role of EY/HSC professionals in responding to diversity of family forms
    • Describe the parent-child relationship and how it changes over time and analyse how EY/HSC services provide family support and intervention
    • Discuss strategies to promote parental involvement
    • Describe the internal and external partnerships relevant to EY/HSC services.
    • Discuss legislation and regulations relevant to families. 
    Direct entry application form
    Proposed start date: Wednesday 28th Sept 2016
    Downlad Course Brochure
    • Contact Louise McBride, Head of Department of Nursing & Health Studies by 
    • Telephone: (074) 9186303
    • E- Mail: Louise.McBride@lyit.ie

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