|Prerequisites for Module|
Satisfactory completion of Stage 1 and a provisional pass in SS2004 Social Work Methods.
Aims of Module
To provide practice experience which will enable the student to demonstrate competence in the SSSC requirements as contained in the Standards In Social Work Education Document, in a manner appropriate for a level 2 student.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
||Explain and apply relevant social policy and legislation to the practice setting.|
||Provide an informed assessment of a service user drawing on relevant theory.|
||Explain the process of working with a service user, making specific reference to social work concepts.|
||Describe personal and professional development, including the application of social work values, resulting from undertaking the placement.|
||Demonstrate competence in direct practice skills as required by the SSSC in a manner appropriate for a level 2 student.|
Indicative Module Content
Direct practice experiences which will allow the student the opportunity to reflect, apply and integrate a range of values, theories and methods to social work practice.
|Where a student's practice learning is undertaken in a child care setting they will draw from theory, practice and research of the subject matter and meet the expectations and knowledge requirement of key requirements of the key capaibilities in Child Care and Protection(Scottish Executive, 2006). All students on placements must address key requirement 1 of the key capabilities in child care and protection.|
Indicative Student Workload
Mode of Delivery
Period of direct practice.
||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|Component 1 ||1,2,3,4|
|Component 2 ||5|
Learning Outcome 5 is assessed pass/fail within practice by the Practice Teacher.
Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3 and 4 are assessed by a practice based project.
|1.||Dependant on placement setting and client group.|