Course Description

A Certificate in Self-Caring Practice in Occupational Contexts

Griffith College Dublin (GCD)

This Self-Caring Practice programme supports learners from all professional backgrounds to critically engage with self-awareness theories and to identify personal strengths and vulnerabilities which may impact on both their personal and professional lives. In doing so, learners develop the skills to apply appropriate self-care strategies and build their resilience.

Course Code Direct Entry
College Name Griffith College Dublin (GCD)
Course Category Personal Development, Wellbeing
Course Type Blended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course Qualification Postgraduate Diploma
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 8
Course Fee €1500
Course Duration 8 months
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding Postgraduate
Entry Requirements Applicants are required to hold a minimum of an honours (NFQ level 8) primary degree with a 2.2 award, or equivalent. To facilitate applicants from all professional backgrounds, entry to the programme is for non-cognate NFQ level 8 qualification holders.
Career Path On programme completions, learners are able to: Critically appraise a range of theories related to self awareness. Critique factors which contribute to work stress and burnout. Identify and reflect on areas for personal growth and development. Explore self-concept, self-management, and self-learning and development. Evaluate support processes for self-care related to work environments. Critically discuss factors which contribute to adaptive coping.
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