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1 Day Course

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Where and When

Delivered at a venue of your choice throughout the UK, contact us for availability.

Accredited Course

The course content are accredited by the Open College Network (OCN) Credit4Learning as a Level 3 course.

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Course Overview

Smith Magenis syndrome is a genetic condition which is estimated to affect 1 in every 25,000 people and links to the reproductive cell formation at the time of conception. 

This training course focuses on the meaning of Smith Magenis syndrome and how it can affect people including the person, families and support teams.

This training course considers the implications which Smith Magenis syndrome can have on support services and the adaptations which may need to be made to provide the required support. This is a Level 3 accredited course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Below are the main topics covered in this course, expand each one to see the criteria.

1Understand what Smith Magenis is
  • 1.1Describe what Smith Magenis is
  • 1.2Explain facts and myths associated with Smith Magenis
2Understand possible causes of Smith Magenis
  • 2.1Describe possible causes of Smith Magenis
3Understand associated characteristics of Smith Magenis
  • 3.1Define characteristics associated with Smith Magenis and how these can be identified
4Understand effects of Smith Magenis
  • 4.1Explain and evaluate the causes and effects of Smith Magenis with achieving sleep
  • 4.2Explain and evaluate the wider effects of Smith Magenis on families and other key people
5Understand adaptations and the practicalities of supporting a person with Smith Magenis
  • 5.1Explain and evaluate practical considerations and adaptations which may need to be made in service settings to support a person with Smith Magenis
6Understand ways of providing support
  • 6.1Describe ways of providing support to people with Smith Magenis

Accreditation

The course content are accredited by the Open College Network (OCN) Credit4Learning as a Level 3 course.

Certification

Each learner completing this course will receive an accredited Level 3 certificate of learning.

Additional Information

Training course duration

1 Day (please contact us if you require training which runs to a different timescale).

Availability of this training course

This Smith Magenis Syndrome Awareness training course is available as in-house training at a venue of your own choice throughout the UK.

Audience for this course

This Smith Magenis Syndrome Awareness training course is designed for professionals working with children and young people including support teams, education professionals and foster carers. This course is also suitable for professionals working with adults.

QCF Units

This Smith Magenis Syndrome Awareness training course is designed to meet the standards outlined in the new Children's Homes (England) Regulations which were introduced on 1st April 2015 and can contribute to outcomes of QCF units including the National Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce. This course is also relevant to professionals working in the adult sector.

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