This qualification is aimed at persons engaged in Community Safety and Crime Prevention activity. This will include Police Officers, Police Staff, relevant Local Authority Personnel and any other agencies such as Education, Probation Services and Health workers.
- Definition of key terms
- How crime occurs
- Problem solving tools
- Understanding the assessment process
By completing this learning the delegate will be able to:
- Understand the appropriate use of a problem solving approach
- Understand the importance of defining the aim and setting SMART objectives in the problem solving process
- Understand the term Problem Orientated Partnerships and its connection with the problem solving process
- Understand the importance of continued assessment throughout the problem solving process
This qualification is aimed at persons engaged in Community Safety and Crime Prevention activity. This will include Police, relevant Local Authority Personnel and other public sectors such as Fire & Rescue Service, education providers, probation and rehabilitation services and health workers. This is also suitable for private organisations wanting to reduce risk and loss within their business.
Workplace delivery – 1 day guided learning flexible to suit the needs of the organisation.
Opportunity to be qualified at the end of the workplace delivery.
Learning Outcome – The learner will:
Assessment Criterion – The learner can:
1 – Understand the appropriate use of a problem solving approach
1.1 – Identify how crime occurs and the types of issues where a problem solving approach could be beneficial
1.2 – Identify potential issues of health & safety, equality & diversity and ethics relevant to working in the problem solving officer role
1.3 – Describe the SARA model of problem solving including the Problem Analysis Triangle (PAT) and its variations
2 – Understand the importance of defining
the aim and setting SMART objectives in
the problem solving process
2.1 – Explain the difference between a perceived aim and a defined aim
2.2 – Demonstrate how to set a ‘SMART’ objective
3 – Understand the term Problem Orientated
Partnerships and its connection with the
problem solving process
3.1 – Explain the term problem solving partnerships
3.2 – Identify appropriate partners and stakeholders in the problem solving process and explain the benefit of engaging with those partners
4 – Understand the importance of continued
assessment throughout the problem solving process
4.1 – Identify ways in which to assess the progress of a problem solving initiative on a continuous basis
4.2 – Identify websites and organisations that can provide advice in relation to problem solving issues
ProQual Qualification Specifications
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