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We offer a range of short courses, from certified training for health and social care professionals, to craft and hobby courses, and accredited programmes that support technical skills. Disover the benefits of studying with ARU.

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Learn the systemic approach to relationships and how they relate to people’s actions and communications. Develop different perspectives and new approaches to your work as a professional working with families, couples and individuals. Study in Huntingdon, gain a level of professional accreditation, and potentially start on the road to becoming a qualified family therapist.
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This module, which is designed for qualified social workers, will have you thinking of the ‘bigger picture’.
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Are you a newly qualified social worker about to start or in your first year of practice? Our module is designed to support you in your transition from qualification and registration to capable practitioner. You'll build on existing knowledge and skills to reflect on your experiences so far.