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Why take this course?

This course is broken down into three easy–to–follow units. It is aimed at people who work in secure settings and emphasises to learners the importance of forensic awareness. It will help learners to understand why risk assessment and management are key to the safety of all concerned and enable them to apply their learning with the help of case studies and activities. It also highlights the importance of forensic awareness for workers in secure settings. Learners will also come to understand how assessing and managing risk in a forensic setting is vital for all concerned. This unit explains the reasons why people are detained, and the legal processes relating to the Mental Health Act and other court procedures. Case studies and activities provide learners with a better understanding of forensic issues, such as risk assessment and monitoring and assisting progress. Learners are required to carry out the first part of an assessment by printing and completing work sheets from the resources section of the course.

What you will experience

The online materials include quizzes, activities and checklists to help reinforce learning as students work through each topic. In addition, learners will be asked to take an online assessment to check their knowledge on completion of the course.