Ever since the Mental Health Act, 1983 established Community Mental Health Teams there has been a slow, smouldering enthusiasm developing for joined up practice and increasingly multi-disciplinary teams are seen as a positive way forward to ensure a co-ordinated response to people and their problems.
This course will help you to look at the way social work and social work care agencies develop an agency culture and how this can both impede and assist working across organisational boundaries.
This course provides material to help you consider ways in which working across boundaries can be improved to the benefit of service users and agencies.
Understanding Agency Culture
Approaches to Working Across Boundaries
Barriers to Inter-Agency Co-Operation
Overcoming the Barrier to Co-Operative Working
There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.
This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 100 hrs
After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.
- All study materials
- Study Guide
- Full Tutor and Admin support
On completion of your course, you will receive two certificates:
Certificate 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Working Across Boundaries in Social Care Diploma
Working Across Boundaries in Social Care Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.