Child Development - Level 6 - 6NU501
About this module
This module is has been designed to develop your knowledge of child development across the age span while highlighting the vulnerability of this age group.
The module will encourage an exploration of child developmental theories, including the concepts of attachment and resilience. Assessment tools and models of care will be identified and constructively critiqued. Within the present climate of supporting children to meet their full potential there will be supported debate and discussion around proactive practice and safeguarding issues that are pertinent within the multi-agency practice environment.
The teaching will include lectures, group work, activities and case studies and will be enhanced through student engagement. The assessment is based on a case study from within the practice setting. The case to be studied will be in the appendix of the work leaving the main body of the text available for a depth of analysis and critique of child development, professional intervention, preventative work and safeguarding measures undertaken in order to assess and negate the negative impact upon the child.
Learning Beyond Registration
Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) is a vital part of developing competent, capable health service practitioners prepared to deliver a dynamic, flexible, quality, client-focused service. If you're employed by the NHS in the East Midlands then you may be eligible for fee-free access to our LBR modules and/or programmes. You'll need to supply evidence of approval from your line manager and Trust Education Lead when you apply.
Find out more about LBR at Find out more at www.derby.ac.uk/lbr.
Continuing Professional Development
CPD is a core element of every health and social care professional's development journey. We have CPD modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels (levels 6 and 7), which have all been tailored to meet the needs of practitioners and managers working within the health and social care sectors. We have modules to suit nurses, occupational therapists, hand therapists, radiographers, psychotherapists, and those working within complementary therapies.
Which professions is this module aimed at? All Health Professionals
Course code: - Module code: 6NU501
Start dates are usually: Start dates are usually: September in Derby or January in Chesterfield
Module level: Level 6
Module credits: 20 credits
Studying via LBR
If you're employed by the NHS in the East Midlands you may be eligible for fee-free access to out LBR modules. You'll need to supply evidence of approval from your line manager and Trust Education Lead when you apply. Find out more at www.derby.ac.uk/lbr
If you're self-funding, then the team you need to contact depends upon how you wish to study. Some modules are available online whereas others are studied on campus, through distance learning or a mixture of the two.