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COVID-19: Adapting Child Protection Case Management - Free online course

Monday 12 October 2020


Learn how to adapt child protection case management during Covid-19

On this course, you’ll enhance your understanding of the heightened protection risks and vulnerabilities that children are facing around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic.

You’ll learn how to adapt child protection case management and discover why it’s vital that child protection caseworkers and other service providers work in partnership to make sure there is a collective response to protecting a child.

The course will provide examples of promising practice and will stimulate the exchange of ideas and experience between learners around the world.

What topics will you cover?

  • Understanding the child protection risks, vulnerabilities and additional challenges that are arising as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Illustrating examples of how child protection case management is being adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Understanding the importance of front line staff working together across sectors and with community-based child protection bodies to address the protection needs of children through a child protection case management approach during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The importance of maintaining the safety and well-being of all those involved in the protection and care of children.

This course is designed for child protection case workers and managers, and front line workers providing services that can protect children during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This course has been made possible by the COVID-19 Case Management MOOC Taskforce:

  • Centre for Excellence for Children’s Care and Protection (CELCIS)
  • Global Social Service Workforce Alliance Hope and Homes for Children (HHC)
  • International Federation of Educative Communities (FICE)
  • International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
  • International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW)
  • International Social Service (ISS)
  • Latin American Foster Care Network (RELAF)
  • SOS Children’s Villages International


This MOOC is delivered through FutureLearn in partnership with the University of Strathclyde and CELCIS.

This is a three hour course.

Interested? Find out how FutureLearn courses work

Event details

Cost: FREE
Location: Online
Starts: Monday 12 October 2020
Time required: Three hours
Duration: One week

Contact Organiser

Contact Sarah:

0141 444 8517

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University of Strathclyde, Curran Building, Level 6
94 Cathedral St, Glasgow G4 0LG
0141 444 8500

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