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Diploma in Bullying Behaviours

 

Course: Diploma in Bullying Behaviours 

Start date:  April 2019

Duration: 10 weeks, one evening per week from 6.30 to 9.30pm

Course fee: classroom-based €995 (or €1,095 if paying the course fee in instalments), online €895 (or €995 if paying the course fee in instalments)
Non-EU students: €1,295

ICM registration: £76 will be payable to The Institute of Commercial Management for registration. Please note that a City Colleges’ Diploma will be issued if you choose not to register with ICM

Multi-Course Discount: Students who register for two or more courses can do so at a fee of €995 per course.

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This module looks at the phenomenon of bullying and examines it from multiple perspectives including current thinking on the various causes of bullying, bullying in a number of different social contexts (across the lifespan) with a particular focus on school and workplace bullying, and an analysis of bullying from the perspective of applied social psychology. The module also considers bullying from a philosophical perspective, utilizing Foucauldian conceptualisations of power to understand bullying in different contexts. The module will address practical means of addressing bullying in interpersonal, dyadic, familial, institutional and cultural systems and will discuss approaches to challenging the power imbalances implicit in bullying relationships.

It is envisioned that this course will be of benefit to anyone working with children and adolescents in any setting. It offers insights into how bullying may operate ‘below the radar’ in large institutions i.e. the Guards, Health service, the military, Schools etc.

 

     

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    Finian Fallon PhotoDr. Finian Fallon holds a Doctorate in Psychotherapy from DCU. In addition to providing a range of counselling services, his past work experience includes providing therapy for clients with PTSD, survivors of childhood abuse and survivors of torture.

    He has a number of published academic works to his credit, including presenting at the BACP research conference. He is interested in developing research that provides practical clinical benefits, to bring together the science and art of psychotherapy.

  • Week 1- Introduction to bullying: Types of bullying. Why do people bully? Who gets bullied and where does it happen?

    Week 2 – Causes of Bullying: Socio-cultural, institutional, social issues, family issues, the bully’s individual history, power imbalances.

    Week 3 – Aggression and child and adolescent development

    Week 4 – Bullying in different social contexts: Cyberbullying, Parental bullying, disability bullying, LGBT bullying.

    Week 5 – Focus on school Bullying

    Week 6 – Focus on workplace Bullying 

    Week 7 – Applied social psychology and bullying: Research, and contributions to policy.

    Week 8 – Alternative perspective: A Foucauldian analysis of bullying as a means of maintaining status quo in society by marking those who differ as ‘other’, rather than focussing on the individual character of the bully as pathological or morally impoverished.

    Week 9 – Prevention strategies – Anti-bullying measures. Individual, dyadic, familial, institutional and cultural.

    Week 10 – Overview of bullying in the Irish context.

  • Assessment will be by way of a 2,500 word assignment.

  • Why City Colleges?

    • Courses for students who are passionate about their subject, delivered by leaders in their field.
    • Live lectures which are also streamed live on Moodle and recorded for review
    • City centre location in South Great George’s Street, convenient for bus, LUAS, DART
    • Study rooms and library in our City Centre and Dundrum locations
    • Limited class size
    • Parking

  • To download an application form click here

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    For more information please contact us on: 1850 25 27 40, 01 4160034 or email info@citycolleges.ie

 

For More Information

Please contact us on: 1850 25 27 40, 01 4160034  or email info@citycolleges.ie