July 19, 2023

New micro-credential course with Flinders University

Developed as a collaborative project between Flinders University’s Social Work Discipline and Emerging Minds, this new course is designed to support and guide your learning on interpersonal trauma and its impacts on children.

You will learn from experts in the field who have, between them, more than 60 years experience in social work practice and management, and hold key leadership roles at Flinders University’s Social Work Innovation Research Living Space (SWIRLS) – Australia’s highly-esteemed centre for social work research.

This micro-credential, with intake commencing Monday, 25th September 2023, provides the opportunity to apply your learnings directly to your organisation. You will have access to trauma-informed skills showcased throughout these demonstrations that can be translated to your own practice.


When can I start the course?

The course commences Monday, 25 September 2023 and you can enrol now on the Flinders University website.

How long is the course and can I access it online?

The micro-credential will be taught over 12 weeks and is available online only.

What do I get when I enrol?

Alongside practical and applied learning using case studies, you’ll have access to four 90-minute seminars run by the facilitators. The assessment comprises of fortnightly quizzes, a recorded presentation of your reflection and a subsequent self-analysis.

What happens when I complete the assessment?

Upon successful completion, you will be awarded the micro-credential in the form of a PDF certificate.

Participants who successfully complete this micro-credential may be eligible to obtain recognised prior learning towards further postgraduate study in a social work-related field.*

*Participants need to meet entry requirements for the subsequent postgraduate study and be accepted into the postgraduate degree within two years of completing the micro-credential.

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