Understanding and Managing Children with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties
A Postgraduate Certificate course for teachers and other graduates working with primary, secondary and FE Students.
Course is led by Paula Coates from the Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties Association SEBDA (external link)
Are you interested in children and young people experiencing difficulties in their social, emotional and behavioural development? Then come and join like- minded professionals at the University of Leicester on our informative and supportive course.
What are the aims of the course?
This course will enable you to find out more about approaches to providing for social, emotional and behavioural difficulties (SEBD) in education, care and other settings; learn about legislation and guidance relating to SEBD, and study aspects of child development and developmental psychology
Who can join the course?
We welcome to this course teachers from all settings, youth workers, education welfare officers, learning mentors, teaching assistants, residential social workers and other professionals who work with children and young people.
When does the next course start?
This course is run at the same time and venue as "Mental Health Problems and Children with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties" with a residential weekend at University of Leicester's new conference centre from the afternoon of Friday 20th to lunchtime on Sunday 22nd September 2013.
The course is mainly by distance education, private study and web-supported learning with a further face-to-face on a Saturday in March.
What does the course involve?
Support is given via the University's virtual learning environment, Blackboard and by email, telephone and occasional face-to-face meetings with tutors.
Course materials are discussed and support given with assignment writing. Students are expected to engage with the materials and with each other online on a weekly basis.
How is the course assessed?
The course consists of two modules:
Module 1: Portfolio
Module 2: Special study
What is the outcome of the course?
Successful completion of this course gives 60 credits at Masters level. (Level 7 in the National Qualification Framework). This Postgraduate Certificate course is part of the University of Leicester's part-time .
Fee for 2013-2014 for the Postgraduate Certificate route is £1,450
There is a £20 discount for current members of SEBDA.
How to Apply
To request further information and an application pack please follow the links below and select 'CPD for teachers' under level of study.
For specific enquiries about the Postgraduate Certificate in Understanding and Managing Children with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, please contact us on:
Telephone: 0116 252 3656
Fax: 0116 229 7501