Developing Professional Practice Essay

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STUDENT DETAILS ACAP Student ID: 170913 Name: KYLIE LAMB Course: BASSIX ASSESSMENT DETAILS Unit/Module: DEVELOPING PROESSIONAL PRACTICE Educator: Assessment Name: Assessment Number: Term & Year: Word Count: DECLARATION I declare that this assessment is my own work, based on my own personal research/study. I also declare that this assessment, nor parts of it, has not been previously submitted for any other unit/module or course, and that I have not copied in part or whole or otherwise plagiarised the work of another student and/or persons. I have read the ACAP Student Plagiarism and Academic Misconduct Policy and understand its implications. I also declare, if this is a…show more content…
With keeping the agency and clients in mind Boylan and Scott (2008) makes note of the importance of familiarizing oneself with site practices regarding client’s record keeping and treatment practices to make sure no ethical guidelines are breached with client confidentiality. Keeping to Boylan and Scott (2008) previous information I feel it is important to make sure that during the interview and over my time in the placement if I have any questions which information isn’t needed immediately it would help to keep a journal detailing these the so that I can develop my knowledge and the experience and help to reflect on later. Some of the most commonly held practice principles according to Lines (2006) that you may deal with when working with youth or children may include things such as under-age sexual activity, suicidal thoughts, drug and alcohol abuse and learning how to balance the legal and ethical responsibilities after this has been shared in session. Whilst undertaking my placement it is my goal to comply with the practices policies and make sure that I place a high importance on receiving and making the most of the guidance I receive from the employed staff in this establishment as Forret and Dougherty (2004) note these opportunities and my performance within may open up many new opportunities. Another important thing to note when doing a placement is that although this is a great
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