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Cyflwyniad i waith cymdeithasol free course icon Level

Health, Sports & Psychology

Cyflwyniad i waith cymdeithasol

Bydd y cwrs byr hwn yn eich cyflwyno i waith cymdeithasol ac yn datblygu eich dealltwriaeth o rai o’r damcaniaethau sy’n gysylltiedig ag ymarfer gwaith cymdeithasol.

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15 hrs
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Population ageing: a global health crisis? free course icon Level

Health, Sports & Psychology

Population ageing: a global health crisis?

This free course, Population ageing: a global health crisis?, focuses on two major issues of our time – ageing societies and global health. It provides you with an introduction to ageing societies and their implications for global health – implications which are only just beginning to be fully understood. The course will help you to deepen your ...

Free course
6 hrs
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Health, Sports & Psychology

Try a Day in the Life of a Social Worker

Could you manage 24 hours as a social worker? A Day in the Life... provides you with the opportunity to step into a social worker's shoes and to experience a 'typical' day in the office

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Health, Sports & Psychology

Let's talk about sex, intimacy and relationships...

... with a life-limiting or life-threatening condition or another disabling condition. Try our interactive video experience to explore the challenges around sex. It doesn't have to be embarrassing!

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Health, Sports & Psychology

Living with a learning disability

Take our interactive to find out if people with learning disabilities have more independence now institutions are closed and if it has led to a greater inclusion within local communities.

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Nine top tips on talking about sex… for young people with a life-limiting or life-threatening condition video icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Nine top tips on talking about sex… for young people with a life-limiting or life-threatening condition

Let's talk about sex! Sarah Earle and Maddie Blackburn outline 9 ways you can find out more about sex, intimacy and relationships if you have a life-limiting or disabling condition.

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10 mins
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Health, Sports & Psychology

Social care in the community

Social care involves the challenge of supporting people who, for a variety of reasons, are unable to function without assistance or supervision. This free course, Social care in the community, focuses on one important area of social care, home care for older people.

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3 hrs
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Education & Development

An informal and friendly introduction to British Sign Language

The Open University Students Association has created a series of video tutorials to introduce British Sign Language.

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20 mins
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Health, Sports & Psychology

Social psychology and politics

Why are social psychologists interested in politics, and how can they help us understand things like social movements, protest and activism? This free course, Social psychology and politics, moves away from a state-centric study of politics and, using insights from social psychology, explores the role of identity, personality and culture for ...

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8 hrs
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Health, Sports & Psychology

What are the connections between music and memory?

Hearing a particular song can take us back to a certain moment in our lives. In this interactive we're going to take a trip down memory lane, looking at songs from the past and exploring what music means to you.

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Death and medicine: postponement and promise free course icon Level

Health, Sports & Psychology

Death and medicine: postponement and promise

This free course, Death and medicine: postponement and promise, helps you to explore the extent to which death and dying in western societies are medical events and what aspects of death and dying might be neglected as a consequence. The course covers the way that such things as medicine provide the context of the experiences associated with the...

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1 hr
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Health, Sports & Psychology

An introduction to death, dying and grief

Explore interesting and challenging ideas around death, dying and grief. This free course, An introduction to death, dying and grief, invites you to think more deeply about death and dying and encourages you to think about it in different ways. This course will introduce you to different perspectives on death; ethical issues related to dying and...

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7 hrs