hlt5crb critical reflection b



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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will build upon the learning from Critical Reflection A. They will be introduced to recent debates and theories about the nature of professional practice in the current climate, and also the implications of this for work within different organisatinal settings. Seminars will incorporate the use of the critical reflection process in examining the supervision, mentoring, management or research practice of students. Assignments will focus on assisting students to draw up a plan for using critical reflection in their workplace.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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Special conditions Students should have access to a current workplace environment. Students are required to have a minimum of two years professional practice experience in a relevant field before enrolment in the unit.

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBiographical Methods and Professional Practice: An International PerspectiveRecommendedChamberlayne, P., Bornat, J. & Apitzsch, U. (eds)POLICY PRESS, BRISTOL.
ReadingsBreakthroughs in Practice: Social Workers Theorise Critical MomentsRecommendedNapier, L. & Fook, J. (eds) (2000)WHITING & BIRCH, LONDON.
ReadingsCritical Reflection for Nursing and the Helping ProfessionsRecommendedRolfe, G., Freshwater, D. & Jasper, M. (eds) (2001)PALGRAVE, HOUNDMILLS
ReadingsReflective Learning in PracticeRecommendedBrockbank, A., McGill, I. & Beech, N. (eds) (2002)GOWER, ALDERSHOT & BURLINGTON
ReadingsReflective Practice: Writing and Professional DevelopmentRecommendedBolton, G. (2001)PAUL CHAPMAN, LNDON
ReadingsSocial Work, Critical Reflection and Learning OrganisationsRecommendedN. Gould & M. Baldwin (eds) (2004)ASHGATE, AVEBURY

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