Child Care Law

For further information and enrolment: Contact Jackie on 029 2041 6841 or

Course Length:
4 x 3 hour sessions

Entry Requirements:
No formal qualifications are required. Applicants are assessed on an individual basis.

Course Content:
Session 1: Social Care practice and the law
Session 2: Children in need and child protection
Session 3: Children looked after and leaving care
Session 4: Domestic violence and anti social behaviour

Course Objectives: Participants will be able
1. To outline the main legal powers and duties in four areas of law
2. Through case studies to discuss the difficulties of applying law to practice
3. To check their legal knowledge and to ask questions.

Course aimed at:
People working with children in a social care setting who need an introduction to the law or to refresh their knowledge of the law.

Programme Leader: David Miller LLB ,MSc, CQSW

Cost: £100