CARE07042 2016 Social Care Practice Placement 2 (year 3)

General Details

Full Title
Social Care Practice Placement 2 (year 3)
Transcript Title
SCP Practice Placement 2
Code
CARE07042
Attendance
100 %
Subject Area
CARE - Social Studies
Department
SOCS - Social Sciences
Level
07 - NFQ Level 7
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_WSOCI_H08 201600 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Social Care Practice SG_SoCaSOCI_G07 201600 Bachelor of Arts 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 offers students the opportunity to gain further experience in a variety of social care practice settings and agencies within which the knowledge and skills developed over their study to date are relevant. It will provide 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 the social care practice field. Students will 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.

Analyse how policies, legislation etc. underpin the provision of quality health and social care services as required in the agency. (Domain 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 3.10, 3.12, 3.14)

2.

Continue to build on their knowledge and understanding of social care issues and best practice through identifying, planning, delivering and evaluating an intervention under supervision which meets the needs of the agency and its service users. (Domain 3.2, 3.15, 5.1, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 5.8, 5.9, 5.10,5.11 5.12, 5.13, 5.18, 5.19)‚Äč

3.

Reflect on and evaluate the progression in their personal and professional development including skills and competencies that they have developed and utilized over the course of this and the previous placement. (Domain 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6)

4.

Demonstrate autonomy and accountability for professional qualification taking responsibility for personal and professional learning and 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, 1.23)

5.

Demonstrate further development of their interpersonal and professional relationships in working with service users, staff and management expressing a personalised professional identity manifesting solidarity with others. (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)

6.

Communicate effectively, upholding high ethical standards in an objective and sensitive manner using technology and creative methods as appropriate. 

(Domain 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.6, 2.7,2.8, 2.9, 2.12,  2.13, 2.15, 2.16, 2.17)

7.

Demonstrate professionalism throughout the duration of the placement process. (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)

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, 5.7, 5.8, 5.10, 5.12, 5.13, 5.18, 5.19)

Teaching and Learning Strategies

Learning will occur through practical experiences under 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, 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, 5.7, 5.8, 5.10, 5.12, 5.13, 5.18, 5.19     

Portfolio:   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, 3.2, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 3.10,3.11, 3.12, 3.13, 3.14, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 5.1, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 5.8, 5.9, 5.10, 5.11, 5.12, 5.13 , 5.18, 5.19   

2 X Tutor Visits: 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, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 5.3, 5.6, 5.8, 5.10, 5.11, 5.12, 5.13

Review Day: Domain 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.6, 2.7,2.8, 2.9, 2.12,  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.

Students will build on and further develop the following skills and competencies:

- Professional autonomy and accountability

- Interpersonal and professional relationships

- Effective communication

- 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 - % Week 13 4,8
2 2 Tutor Visists Continuous Assessment Performance Evaluation 20 % Any 3,7
3 Placement Portfolio Project Individual Project 60 % Week 14 1,2,5
4 Review Day Project Oral Exam 20 % Week 14 6

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Directed Learning Offsite Practice Placement 2 30 Weekly 30.00
Site Visit Offsite 2 Tutor Visits 3 Twice Per Semester 0.40
Group Learning Flat Classroom Review Days 14 Once Per Semester 0.93
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 31.33 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Practice Placement Manual (revised ed. 2009) IASCE Sligo Big Fish Press.

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

Healy, J. and Spencer, M. (2008) Surviving your placement in health and social care. McGraw Hill/ Open University Press.

 

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.