Short Title:Professional Practice 1
Full Title:Professional Practice 1
Module Code:PROP H2001
Credits: 6
Field of Study:Basic / broad general programmes*
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
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

Module Content & Assessment

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

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus 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 3 Mandatory