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This online Family Support Worker Course – Level 3 aims at presenting you with a comprehensive insight into the skills and knowledge associated with working with families and children, helping them through everyday life, and considering safeguarding in the home.

By enrolling in this course, you’ll equip with valuable insight and knowledge of working with children and families. The course also explains the function of family support workers, and help you gain the fundamental skills and information related to working with families, following with the legislation, recognising and solving the challenges that families encounter, safeguarding in the home, and help in building relationships.

Study in your own time and at your own pace for a recognised qualification that could transform your career prospects for life.

Method of Assessment:

Upon conclusion of the course, there’s an online multiple-choice quiz assessment, which will determine whether you have passed the course. The test is marked immediately and results are published instantly (60% pass mark).

Certification:

Certificates can be obtained at an additional cost of £9.99 for PDF, £16.99 for Printed Hardcopy format and £24.99 for Both for Both PDF and Hardcopy Certificates.

Requirements

There are no academic entry requirements for this course, and it is open to students of all academic backgrounds.

Course Curriculum

Module 1 - The role of family support worker
The functions, work environment, and daily activities of a family support worker 00:15:00
The key responsibilities of a family support worker and different specialisations 00:15:00
The key qualities of a family support worker and what a family support worker should expect 00:15:00
Duties as a family support worker 00:15:00
Professional development, career prospects, and anticipated salary as a family support worker 00:05:00
A day in the life of a family support worker 00:15:00
Pros and cons of being a family support worker 00:05:00
Work-life balance as a family support worker 00:15:00
Top tips for family support workers 00:05:00
Module 2 - Legislation, policy, and guidance
Introduction to legislation, policy, and guidance 00:05:00
Overview of legislation – England 00:15:00
The Children and Families Act 2014 00:30:00
Policy and guidance – England 00:15:00
Overview of legislation – Scotland 00:05:00
Policy and guidance – Scotland 00:15:00
Overview of legislation – Northern Ireland 00:05:00
Policy and guidance – Northern Ireland 00:05:00
Overview of legislation – Wales 00:05:00
Policy and guidance – Wales 00:05:00
Module 3 - The family issues and solving them
Parental mental health – how to help children living with parents with mental health problems 00:15:00
Parental mental health – assessing the risk of mental health problems 00:05:00
Parental mental health – intervention and support for children and families 00:15:00
Parental substance misuse – how to help children living with parents who misuse alcohol and drugs 00:05:00
Parental substance misuse – assessing the risk of parental alcohol and drug misuse 00:05:00
Parental substance misuse – intervention and support for children and families 00:05:00
Domestic abuse – what is domestic abuse? 00:05:00
Separation, divorce, and parental responsibility 00:05:00
Separation, divorce, and contact 00:05:00
General advice on talking about difficult topics 00:15:00
Books to help talking about difficult topics 00:15:00
Module 4 - Safeguarding - assessing need and providing help
Introduction to safeguarding – a child-centred, coordinated approach 00:30:00
Early help 00:30:00
Access, referral, and information sharing 00:30:00
Disabled children, carers, youth establishments, and contextual safeguarding 00:15:00
Assessment purpose, protocols, principles, and parameters 00:15:00
Analysis, outcomes, and timeliness 00:30:00
Processes for managing individual Part 1 00:30:00
Processes for managing individual Part 2 00:15:00
Processes for managing individual Part 3 00:15:00
Module 5 - Building relationships
Types of family and what makes healthy families 00:15:00
Why relationships are key to good social work 00:30:00
The importance of relationships in social work to relationships in social work 00:30:00
The personal qualities required for relationship building 00:15:00
Working on empathy to build relationships 00:15:00
The professional attributes required for relationship building 00:15:00
Self-knowledge and professional use of self in relationship building 00:15:00
Taking an individualised approach, involving the parents, what parents want from the relationship, sharing information, and building trust 00:30:00
Challenges in relationship building 00:15:00
The difference between getting the relationship right and getting it wrongb 00:30:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam- Family Support Worker Course – Level 3 – IAO Accredited 00:30:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Family Support Worker Course – Level 3 – IAO Accredited 00:30:00

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  • 1 year
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  • Number of Units49
  • Number of Quizzes2
  • 13 hours, 5 minutes
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