Advanced Practice with Adults at Risk

University of the West of England, Bristol
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

To apply you must be in relevant employment to enable access to safeguarding work.

This course is offered at Level 3 (Degree) and Masters level and is delivered at our Glenside Campus.

Course content includes:

  • Strategies and approaches to the implementation of safeguarding procedures
  • Causes, signs and symptoms of abuse and harm
  • Adults at risk
  • Key concepts including 'risk', 'vulnerability', 'safeguarding' and 'abuse' and the implications of these for policy and practice
  • Personal and professional values, attitudes and beliefs
  • Policy and legislation.


The course is delivered via six taught sessions with six structured self-directed learning sessions using Blackboard (VLE) and other on-line and taught materials. Discussion boards will be made available for you to discuss contemporary issues in safeguarding work. This will enable you to exchange legal and the theoretical knowledge and practice experiences beyond your organisation.

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