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Work with Children and Families

  • Open College Network West Midlands Level 4 Award in Work with Parents (Intense Support for Families with Complex Needs) - 603/1878/8
  • Open College Network West Midlands Level 4 Certificate in Child and Family Intervention - 603/4065/4

The Open College Network West Midlands Level 4 Award in Work with Parents (Intense Support for Families with Complex Needs) offers training to activities to those working with families with complex needs. The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and awareness of issues experienced by families with complex needs.

The award is aimed at people that work with whole families that have complex needs, however the award is also suitable for people who work in the field of early intervention and families.  Their roles are Family Support Practitioners, Family Support workers, Key Workers, DWP workers, YOT officers, Youth Workers, Children Centre Workers, managers  who supervise the above.

This qualification has been designed to enable learners to:
  • Gain knowledge of issues experienced by families with complex needs
  • Know how to support families with complex needs
  • Know how to complete assessments
  • Prepare support plans to work with families
  • Reduce and prevent anti-social behaviour
  • Know how to offer feedback to families with complex needs.
The Open College Network West Midlands Level 4 Certificate in Child and Family Intervention qualification offers knowledge of ways to work with children and families and the practical skills required to carry out child and family intervention.
 
The qualification is aimed at those already working with children and families or those intending to work in children and family intervention.

The minimum age for access to thIs qualification is 18 years.

In order to deliver these qualifications centres must meet the specified requirements. Centres must then complete the 'Approval to deliver a qualification form' and email it to l.male@opencollnet.org.uk.
 
Follow the link below to the qualification guide where you will also find the units.
 

Appendix A (Level 4 Award)

Approval to deliver a qualification form

 

L4 Award - Information for learners 


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