Short Title:Professional Practice 2
Full Title:Professional Practice 2
Module Code:PROP H3000
 
Credits: 6
NFQ Level:7
Field of Study:Basic / broad general programmes*
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:DAVID IRWIN
Module Author:ANNE-MARIE SHIER
Module Description:• To examine in-depth Field Practica and to view supervision and assessment
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Examine the importance of field practica
LO2 Identify the processes of field practice
LO3 List personal learning outcomes students would like to achieve while on practica
LO4 Evaluate how these goals might be achieved
LO5 Identify & evaluate social care perspectives and theories
LO6 Link social care theory to practice
Pre-requisite learning
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Content (The percentage workload breakdown is inidcative and subject to change) %
Field Practica in Social Care/Child and Youth Care
Examining the field practica. The importance of undertaking practica. Responsibilities of the student/supervisor/faculty. Supervision in social care practica. Effective supervision of practica. Assessment of social care practica. An understanding of professional response of scare practice to needs of client. Changing paradigms in field practica supervision.
40.00%
Social Care Theory
Examining social care theory and linking theory to practice. Examples of Theory to include PCP, Strengths, Ecological, anti oppressive practice, attachment, suicide awareness and intervention, solution focused
60.00%
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work50.00%
End of Module Formal Examination50.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment n/a 1,2,3,4,5,6 50.00 n/a
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,5,6 50.00 End-of-Semester

IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 5.00 Every Week 5.00
Practical No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Time No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 10.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 7.00
This module has no Part Time workload.
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Kate Cairns,, Attachment, Trauma and Resilience [ISBN: 9781903699102]
  • edited by Nick Heather and Tim Stockwell 2004, The essential handbook of treatment and prevention of alcohol problems, Wiley New York [ISBN: 0470862963]
Recommended Book Resources
  • Parsloe P 1999, Risk Assessment in Social Care and Social Work, Jesssica Kingsley
  • Charleton M 2007, Ethics for Social Care in Ireland: Philosophy and Practice, Gill & MacMillan
  • O’Connor T & Murphy M 2006, Social Care in Ireland: Theory, Policy & Practice, CIT Press
  • Bateman N 2000, Advocacy Skills for health and Social Care professionals, Jessica Kingsley
  • Daly F 2005, Lives in Foster Care: the educational and social support experiences of young people aged 13 to 14, Children’s Research Centre
  • Vera Fahlberg,, A Child's Journey Through Placement [ISBN: 1873868138]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • n/a: Further resources will be recommended by your lecturer throughout semester
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HSOCA_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Social Care Practice 5 Mandatory