Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
This module builds on the student learning at level 4 by fostering a deeper and wider awareness of an Adult Social Care setting. This will be achieved through understanding of interpersonal aptitudes in line with the Skills Development in Social Care module (SC5002).
As well as emphasising an increase in quality of student relational abilities this module will promote a wider understanding of the placement in terms of relationships between the student and significant others within the setting. As the module progresses the students will be expected to take a more expansive view by recognising and responding to the external influences on the service setting. This will include enquiry into the working relationships with other agencies and partners. By so doing the student should become accomplished collaborative worker with significant people within and outside the Adult Social Care setting.
From the university perspective the syllabus focusses on the seminar sessions for up to three hours per week. This will provide the students with the opportunity to learn through various forms of group dialogue and presentations through which theory and practice are linked. The following themes will be of particular importance in this:
By the end of this module student should be able to:
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