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LP10563: Personal and professional development 1

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2017/8
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department for Health (administered by the Learning Partnerships Office)
Further information on credits Credits: 6      [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 120
Further information on unit levels Level: Certificate (FHEQ level 4)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Academic Year at Action on Addiction
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: PF 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Portfolio (2400 words) (PF 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
This unit aims to provide a clear framework and context for safe, ethical and accountable practice. The Unit also provides a framework for teamwork, with an emphasis on communication.

Learning Outcomes:
Having completed this Unit the student will be able to:
* Reflect on the process of induction into the workplace.
* Understand and reflect on the purpose of supervision in the placement agency and the student's role in the supervisory process.
* Work effectively as a team member, both by contributing to the team and using team members as a resource.
* Demonstrate growing personal awareness and development to ensure best practice and safeguard one's own physical and emotional health while working in the addictions field.

Intellectual Skills
* Critical self-reflection [F/A]
* Analysis of support & development needs [F/A]
Professional Skills
* Using supervision and support to identify development needs [F/A]
* Using induction process to comply with professional standards [F/A]
* Understand role and develop collegiate relationships [F]
* Record-keeping in accordance with professional standards [F/A]
Practical Skills
* Journal Keeping [F]
* Comply with professional practice requirements [F]
Key Skills
* Analysing own performance and responding to feedback [F/A]
* Working independently and as part of a team [F/A]
* Document writing and management [F/A]

This Unit is concerned with:
* Ethical and accountable practice
* The use of supervision
* Standards of documentation
* Team-work and working relationships
* Personal awareness and growth.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

LP10563 is a Stage Required Unit on the following programmes:

Programmes administered by the Learning Partnerships Office
  • UHHL-KFF09 : FdSc Addictions Counselling (Full-time at Action on Addiction)