Course Title: Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5318

Course Title: Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 120.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Mandy Morrison

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 992544065

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to evaluate your own professional practice, your continuing self-development and effective supervision within an ethical code of practice.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCORG428A Reflect on and improve own professional practice


1.Reflect on own practice

2.Ensure continuing self-support and supervision

3.Operate within an agreed code of ethics or practice

Learning Outcomes

By completing this course you will aquire the competencies necessary to reflect and improve upon your practice.

Overview of Assessment

This course is assessed throughout the year via a peer and teacher reflective review process. These review sessions are based on the work you will undertake in the major integrated staged case study.

Additionally there is an Dual Diagnosis capability checklist which will be undertaken at commencement and end of the Diploma to provide empirical data.