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Accredited CPD Courses

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Best Interests Assessor Training

University of Birmingham

COURSE AIM:

This single module training enables Social Workers, Nurses, Occupational Therapists or Psychologists to qualify as a Best Interests Assessor (BIA), a professional role outlined within the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. Candidates can opt to study this as a single stand-alone module or as part of the Postgraduate Diploma or Certificate in Specialist Social Work Practice with Adults or B Phil in Specialist Social Work Practice with Adults.

ASSESSMENT METHOD:

The assessed task is linked to a further BIA assessment. This assessment is co-worked between the candidate and the BIA. In order to pass the course candidates need to: submit and pass the BIA paperwork for this assessment (form 3), pass a presentation based on this assessment and pass a written assignment based on this assessment.

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