Short Title:Working with people across the lifespan
Full Title:Working with people across the lifespan
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:PPLE H2002
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Humanities
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Helena Doody
Module Author:Celine Dillon
Module Description:The purpose of this module is to introduce students working with people across the lifespan - children, young people, families and older people. Students will examine key theories of working with people across the lifespan and develop an understanding of the aging process from a social, psychological and physical perspective. A minimum of 75% attendance is required for this module. In order to progress, all components of module assessment must be passed by students – failure to successfully to complete any component will require repeat assessment/exam.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Describe sociological perspectives on the family and examine the changing nature of the family in Irish Society
LO2 Examine 'best practice' approaches and the role of the social care worker in evaluating practice against quality standards.
LO3 Understand aging from a social, psychological and physical perspective
LO4 Explore the key theories of working with people across the lifespan from a social care perspective
LO5 Demonstrate an understanding of grief and loss theories across the lifespan
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment Essay focusing on the key theoretical principles and concepts and best practice in working with people across the lifespan 3,4 50.00 n/a
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam n/a 1,2,5 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
Independent Learning No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Tutorial No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Kellett, M 2011, Children's Perspectives on Integrated Services: Every Child Matters in Policy and Practice (Interagency Working in Health and Social Care), Palgrave MacMillan London
  • Kornbeck, J., Rosendal Jensen, N. 2012, Social Pedagogy for the Entire Lifespan, BoD – Books on Demand [ISBN: 9783867417426]
Recommended Book Resources
  • Elizabeth A. Carter,Monica McGoldrick 2005, The Expanded Family Life Cycle, 3rd Ed., Allyn & Bacon [ISBN: 0205409814]
  • Foley, P. and Roche, J. and Tucker, S 2000, Children in Society: Contemporary Theory, Policy and Practice, Palgrave MacMillan with association Open University London
  • Monica McGoldrick,Betty Carter,Nydia Garcia-Preto 2011, The Expanded Family Life Cycle, 3rd Ed., Prentice Hall [ISBN: 0205747965]
  • Allan, G 2004, The Sociology of the Family: A Reader, Blackwell Oxford
  • Almed, A and Rogers, MM 2016, Working with marginalized groups: from policy to practice, Palgrave MacMillan London
  • Bolton, G 2008, Dying, Bereavment and the Healing Arts, Jessica Kingsley London
  • Boss, P 2000, Learning to Live with unresolved Grief, Harvard University Press
  • Nolan, M 2001, Working With Older People And Their Families: Key Issues in Policy and Practice, Open University Press Buckingham
  • Pickard, S. 2016, Age Studies; A Sociological Examination of How We Age and are Aged throughout the Life Course, Sage Publications Limited [ISBN: 9781446287378]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HSASC_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Applied Social Care 4 Mandatory