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Enacting Human Rights in the Lives of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities - Micro-credential

2 months
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About

This Enacting Human Rights in the Lives of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities - Micro-credential course at Trinity College Dublin will empower learners to actively explore techniques for developing their knowledge of the people whom they serve and eliciting understandings of the desires and choices of those people.

Overview

The aim of this Enacting Human Rights in the Lives of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities - Micro-credential course at Trinity College Dublin is to equip intellectual disability service providers/professionals with the necessary knowledge, skills, attitudes, and competencies to enact rights-oriented service and person-centred support to people with intellectual disabilities in line with the UNCRPD.

What will I do? 

  • Engage in online directed and self-directed learning activities.
  • Take part in discussions on key issues 
  • Apply learning over the 8 weeks in the development of a case study related to understanding and enacting human rights in the life of a person who the student supports 
  • Please note this micro-credential is a short course and is not considered an eligible programme for a student visa (D study visa).
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Programme Structure

On successful completion of this micro-credential, learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a systematic understanding of the legislative framework associated with providing a rights-oriented service to people with intellectual disabilities.
  • Critically utilise evidence-based knowledge, skills and competence in the critical evaluation of current models of service for people with intellectual disabilities.
  • Explore the role of human engagement in relation to understanding the lives of people with intellectual disability to whom they provide service.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of self-advocacy/independent advocacy in achieving individually determined lives for people with intellectual disabilities.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the role of the service and service personnel in enacting person-centred supports for people with intellectual disabilities.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of a recognised disability/intellectual disability qualification and/or experience of having provided service to people with intellectual disabilities for a minimum of 3 years
  • Up to date Curriculum Vitae

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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