PG Dip in Child Protection and Welfare
PROGRAMME INFORMATION: This national, multi-disciplinary, in-service course is aimed at experienced, professionally qualified personnel who carry regular responsibility for management/training/frontline delivery of child protection and welfare services. Course participants normally include service managers and supervisory/main grade professionals (social workers, public health nurses, psychologists, doctors, Gardaí, childcare workers, speech and language therapists, teachers, lawyers, youth and project workers, etc.).
NEW COURSE STRUCTURE: The course runs for nine separate weeks spread over the academic year (September -May). Once a month students will attend classes in TCD for three full days (Monday -Wednesday 9am-6pm) followed by a further day of online lectures to be completed at their leisure. Full attendance at College is compulsory.
Entry criteria: All Applicants must have a degree or equivalent professional qualification. In addition, a minimum of three years’ professional experience working with some aspect of child protection and welfare is required. You must apply via the following link: & Candidates will be invited for selection interviews.
Closing date for applications: 12 July 2019