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This is a very skilled and specialist type of social work. It requires flexibility, specialised knowledge and awareness and empathy with families, children and their situations and environment.
About Social Care with Children and Families
Professionals working with this specific group – families and children – can offer a range of services to their clients including support and guidance, counselling services and even supervision for those who are facing the economic and social consequences of issues like substance abuse or problems related to illness. Social workers will often find themselves consulting and collaborating with authorities and professionals such as police, schoolteachers, medical professionals etc in their efforts to secure good outcomes for the families they are assisting
About Our Social Care with Children and Families Course
Our course will provide an introduction to subjects like family structures, and help you to understand and assess factors that come into play in many of these problem areas as well as familiarising you the correct courses and procedures that you have to follow when you work with families and children.
What are my options after this course?
Become a family support worker. After completing the course you could be eligible to apply to become a family support worker. These posts operate in places such as nursery, children’s homes, and refuge or family community centres. Potential earnings in this area up to £23,900pa.
Build your career. To further advance your career you might consider additional training/education in the social worker field.
*Source: Payscale.com, Oct. 2012