REFLECTIVE PRACTICE: USE OF SELF AND SELF-CARE

SWP5RPS

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This capstone subject will integrate and expand students' capability in critical practice and the knowledge & skills in practice in child wellbeing and child protection. In this subject students will reflect and build upon their own development of knowledge and skills in terms of their history, culture, values, attitudes, resources and constraints. They will formulate plans for self-management and self-care skills and practices, and their ability to build relationships with others in ways that anticipate established leadership capabilities.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCompassion fatigue: coping with secondary traumatic stress disorder in those who treat the traumatisedRecommendedFigley, C 1995BRUNNER/MAZEL, PA.
ReadingsEmotional intelligence, emotion and social work: context, characteristics, complications and contributionRecommendedMorrison, T 2007BRITISH JOURNAL OF SOCIAL WORK, VOL 37, PP 245-263.
ReadingsReflective practice in contemporary child-care social work: the role of containmentRecommendedRuch, G 2007BRITISH JOURNAL OF SOCIAL WORK, VOL 37, PP 659-680.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. TBA

Activities:
TBA

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Other Site, 2018, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Class requirements

Block Mode
One 5.0 days block mode per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Block teaching mode of five 6-hour sessions."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2,500-word essay50
one 50-minute group presentation35
one 800-word self-care plan15