Advanced Clinical Practice with Children & Families

Cork Institute of Technology


Course Name Advanced Clinical Practice with Children & Families
Course Provider Cork Institute of Technology
Course Code CR_HCPCF_9
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose Cork Institute of Technology Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Afternoon, Weekend
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment • Classes commence on Friday, 8 February 2019, and will continue on Friday afternoons and Saturdays for 13 weeks.
Application Date • Closing date for receipt of applications is 3 January 2019;
• Candidates shortlisted for interview will be notified by 7 January 2019;
• Interviews will take place on Friday 11 and Saturday12 January 2019;
• Candidates will be informed of the outcome on Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Applications will be accepted by submitting the relevant application form to the Department of Applied Social Studies, CIT. Selection will be based on application form, references and interview.
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Duration Duration and Delivery
Participants will attend classes on a part-time basis on Friday afternoons and Saturdays. Classes will be held on campus at CIT and at the Bessborough Centre. Please note the timetable is subject to minor changes and successful applicants will be provided with all course documentation on acceptance of an offer of a place on the programme.

The course will commence in early February. The duration of the programme is one Semester ending in May.
Course Fee


Students should note that the Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2019-2020 only and are subject to change on an annual basis.

Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. Registration fees for professional bodie...

Financial Support

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Tax Relief on Tuition Fees - Third Level Education Courses must be at least 2 academic years duration for undergraduates and 1 year for postgraduate course. Tax relief is available for one course per individual in a tax year and is at th...

Entry Requirements

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This specialist programme will be of interest to practitioners with 2 years prior experience working with children and/or families in a professional capacity. Practitioners should be at least one-year post qualified and activ...

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The Certificate in Advanced Clinical Practice with Children and Families will be awarded on completion of this programme. The Certificate in Advanced Clinical Practice with Children and Families within the Department of Applied Social Studies ...

Course Content

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This special purpose 30 credits award develops advanced professional competency in working with Children and Families in complex clinical settings. The course is being offered by CIT in partnership with the Bessborough Centre, Cork an...

Subjects Taught Stage 1 Semester 1
PSYC9016 Working in Complex Contexts
PSYC9017 Psychoanalytic/Systemic Theory
PSYC9018 Work Discussion Group
PSYC9019 Attachment and Affective Neuroscience
Careers or Further Progression Further Studies at CIT
The Department of Applied Social Studies, a partner in devising this programme, plans to afford students further opportunities to progress to Diploma and Masters Level in the near future.
Further Enquiries Mary Cooney

Dr Catherine Molyneaux
021 433 5312
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