Module Overview

Practice Reflection & Skills Development

The aim of this module is to facilitate the student in utilising their experiences on placement to identify their personal and professional growth and to develop a learning plan for further skills and knowledge development in their second placement: to enable the student to utilise reflective practice models to identify current strengths and weaknesses in their practice; to facilitate the student in exploring their experiences of supervision, peer support and interdisciplinary working; to equip the student with tools for self- awareness and self- care in the working environment; to enable the student to integrate theory with practice.

Module Code

SSSC H2013

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

Knowledge and skills development in practice

Evidence based practice; Integration of theory with practice; Collingwood (2005) -The three stage theory framework

Supervision; Autonomy and accountability; Self-awareness and Self-Care

Models of supervision; Role and responsibilities of social care student; Peer and Group Supervision; Strategies for self care in the workplace

Interdisciplinary Work and Social Care Practice.

The role of social care workers in interdisciplinary and interagency working; Models of effective interdisciplinary team working

Reflective Practice

Models of Reflective Practice: Johns' Model of Structured Reflection (2000);Payne's Reflective Model(2009);Houston's model of reflective practice in supervision (2015)

Skills Development Plan

Learning objectives for Placement (2);Proficiency Audit;Workload management frameworks/ strategies

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)100