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Pharmacotherapy while ageing video icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Pharmacotherapy while ageing

As we age, we're at risk of having multiple long-term health conditions - this can require multiple medications. This article explores the impact multiple medications have on the body.

Video
10 mins
Applying social work law with children and families free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Society, Politics & Law

Applying social work law with children and families

This course will introduce you to the law as it applies to social work with children and families in the United Kingdom. You will learn about varying definitions of childhood and family and then explore underpinning principles of the law relating to child rights and parental responsibilities. You will look at the key legislation relating to ...

Free course
5 hrs
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Health, Sports & Psychology

Valuing death

How can we prepare for death while ageing? This article explores...

Article
5 mins
Social work law and UK regulation free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Society, Politics & Law

Social work law and UK regulation

Social workers have significant powers, rights and responsibilities in their professional role. The law has a vital role in the regulation of professional practice, and such regulation is important to social workers, as it provides clear boundaries for their practice. Boundaries also provide the public with confidence in the profession. It is ...

Free course
5 hrs
Is my child being exploited? How to spot the signs video icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Is my child being exploited? How to spot the signs

Learn to differentiate between typical child and adolescent development and what could be the signs of child criminal exploitation in this short animation and article.

Video
5 mins
An introduction to social work law free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Society, Politics & Law

An introduction to social work law

This course will get you to consider your initial perceptions of the social work role before exploring what social workers do in their day-to-day practice with people. It will highlight the core values of the social work profession and consider the challenges of applying these values in practice. The course will explore the relationship ...

Free course
5 hrs
Mental Health Awareness Week article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 13th - 19th May 2024. Find out more about loneliness, body image, anxiety, depression, mindfulness and more with our FREE resources.

Article
15 mins
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Health, Sports & Psychology

Open Thanatology Hub

Check out the FREE content from Open Thanatology, The Open University’s interdisciplinary research group for the study and education of death, dying, loss and grief.

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Dying Matters Awareness Week article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Dying Matters Awareness Week

Learn more about death and dying during this year's Dying Matters Awareness Week: 8th-14th May with our FREE courses, videos and interactives.

Article
15 mins
How FMRI works article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

How FMRI works

Functional magnetic resonance imaging is a technique for measuring brain activity, but how does it work?

Article
10 mins
The language of protest video icon

Society, Politics & Law

The language of protest

Protesting is a form of political communication. It’s a form of political persuasion, where those without power or influence find ways to get their voices heard in order to express a message of dissent.

Video
15 mins
Trees: local heroes in the fight against global climate change article icon

Nature & Environment

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10 mins