CARE06023 2016 Practice Placement SCP (year 2)

General Details

Full Title
Practice Placement SCP (year 2)
Transcript Title
Practice Placement
Code
CARE06023
Attendance
100 %
Subject Area
CARE - Social Studies
Department
SOCS - Social Sciences
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
30 - 30 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2016 - Full Academic Year 2016-17
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Anna Fewer-Hamilton, Aoife Cooney, Silvia Gursinski, Karin White
Programme Membership
SG_SoCaSOCI_G07 201600 Bachelor of Arts in Social Care Practice SG_WSOCI_H08 201600 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Social Care Practice SG_HSOCI_H08 201700 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Social Care Practice SG_HSOCI_H08 201900 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Social Sciences in Social Care Practice
Description

This practice placement will take place in a professional setting suitable for students of social care practice, providing an opportunity for the student to apply theoretical concepts, knowledge and skills to practice situations. The placement experience affords insight into the diverse aspects of working in a professional setting. Students will, under supervision, explore the practice of working within a variety of settings and areas and continue the development of their professional identities.

This placement must consist of a minimum of 400 hours over 5 day weeks and be completed over 13 continuous weeks.

This module maps to the CORU Standards of Proficiency below:

Domain 1: Professional Autonomy and Accountability

Domain 2: Communication, Collaborative Practice and Team working

Domain 3: Safety & Quality

Domain 4: Professional Development

Domain 5: Professional Knowledge and Skills

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Demonstrate professional autonomy and accountability in practical ways and take responsibility for their own personal and professional development. (Domain 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.11, 1.12, 1.13, 1.15, 1.16, 1.17, 1.18, 1.19, 1.20, 1.21, 1.22, 1.23)

2.

Develop and nurture interpersonal and professional relationships in the context of a personalised professional identity. (Domain 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6)

3.

Indicate the skills (for example creative, interpersonal, reflective, professional), qualities (for example inclusive, ethical practices), competencies and an understanding of social care concepts which they have used and developed over the course of this placement and how these suggest suitability for this career path.(Domain 1.2, 1.3, 1.6, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.11, 1.15, 2.2, 2.3, 2.6, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 2.12, 2.13, 2.14, 2.15, 2.17, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.11, 3.13, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 5.3, 5.6, 5.8, 5.10, 5.11, 5.12, 5.13)
 

4.

Demonstrate effective communication with individuals and groups in both spoken and written formats using appropriate technology and /or creative methods as required. (Domain 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.6, 2.7, 2.13, 2.15, 2.16, 2.17)

5.

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of social care concepts and theories from all programme modules completed to date and how they were integrated with and have impacted on their practices on placement. (Domain 5.1, 5.4, 5.6, 5.7, 5.8, 5.10, 5.12, 5.13, 5.18, 5.19)

6.

Identify, plan, deliver and evaluate an intervention taking into account the needs and wishes of service users an/or needs of the agency within the context of providing quality health and social care services. (Domain 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.14)

7.

Demonstrate professionalism throughout the duration of the placement process. (1.7, 1.9, 1.13, 1.17, 1.18, 1.19, 1.20, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.13, 2.15, 3.5, 4.1, 5.19)

8.

Demonstrate professionalism throughout the duration of the placement experience. (Domain 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.11, 1.12, 1.13, 1.15, 1.16, 1.17, 1.18, 1.19, 1.20, 1.21, 1.22, 1.23, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.6, 2.7, 2.13, 2.15, 2.16, 2.17, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.14, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 5.1, 5.4, 5.6, 5.6, 5.7, 5.8, 5.10, 5.12, 5.13, 5.18, 5.19)

Teaching and Learning Strategies

Learning will occur through practical experiences and supervision on placement.

Module Assessment Strategies

The assessment strategy comprises of assessment by the visiting tutor, a practice placement portfolio, a report from the supervisor and has a review day component.

The module assessment allows for assessment of CORU Standards of Proficiency as follows:

Supervisor report: Domain 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.11, 1.12, 1.13, 1.15, 1.16, 1.17, 1.18, 1.19, 1.20, 1.21, 1.22, 1.23         

Portfolio: Domain 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 5.1, 5.4, 5.6, 5.7, 5.8, 5.10, 5.12, 5.13, 5.18, 5.19          

2 X Tutor Visits: Domain: Domain 1.2, 1.3, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.11, 1.13, 1.15,1.17, 1.18, 1.19, 1.20 2.2, 2.3, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 2.12, 2.13, 2.14, 2.15, 2.17, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.11, 3.13, 3.14, 4.1, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 5.3, 5.6, 5.8, 5.10, 5.11, 5.12, 5.13 , 5.19

Review Day: Domain 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.6, 2.7, 2.13, 2.15, 2.16, 2.17

Repeat Assessments

Repeat assessment procedures will adhere to IT Sligo policies and procedures and will be discussed and decided at Examination Boards. Repeat attendance on placement may only take place once.

Indicative Syllabus

This placement will provide students with the opportunity to synthesise their learning from all
previous modules.

On placement the student will acquire the following skills and competencies:

- Professional autonomy and accountability

- Interpersonal and professional relationships

- Effective communications

- Personal and professional development

- Provision of quality health and social care services

- Knowledge and understanding of social care concepts and practice

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Supervisor report Pass/Fail Practical Evaluation - % End of Semester 1,8
2 Portfolio Project Project 60 % Week 13 2,5,6
3 Review Day Project Oral Exam 20 % End of Semester 4
4 2 Tutor Visits Continuous Assessment Performance Evaluation 20 % Any 3,7

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Directed Learning Offsite Practice Placement 30 Weekly 30.00
Group Learning Flat Classroom Review Day 14 Once Per Semester 0.93
Site Visit Offsite Tutor Visits 3 Twice Per Semester 0.40
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 31.33 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Practice Placement Manual (2009) IASCE Sligo Big Fish Press

Share, P. and Lalor, K. (2009) Applied Social Care (2nd ed.) Dublin: Gill & Macmillan

URL Resources
Additional Information

Placement arrangements that deviate from those indicated in the module description above, for example due to the setting’s opening hours, require approval in line with IT Sligo policies and procedures.