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AD2855: One-to-One Interventions - Theory and Approaches

Credit Weighting: 5
No. of Students: Min 20, Max 40.
Pre-requisite(s): None.
Co-requisite(s): None.
Teaching Period(s): Semesters 1 or 2 or 3. (semester details for this module will be confirmed at the start of the programme).
Teaching Methods: 4 x 3hr(s) Lectures; 1 x 7hr(s) Other (day session); 2 x 2hr(s) Tutorials; 80hr(s) Directed Study (self-directed learning)
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Séamus O Tuama, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.
Lecturer(s): Staff, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.
Module Objective: Students will have knowledge of one-to-one interventions that contribute to the promotion of human well-being and social justice.
Module Content: Counselling approaches; mentoring approaches; advocacy approaches; case-work approaches.
Learning Outcome: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
  • Identify the principal approaches used in counselling, mentoring, advocacy and case work.
  • Describe the theoretical bases of these respective approaches.
  • Identify when each type of intervention would be appropriate.
  • Outline the challenges that may arise from adopting these respective approaches.
  • Discuss the inter-relationship of one-to-one and group/community interventions.
Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 x 2,000 word essay).
Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.
Penalties (for late submission of course/project work etc.): Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 20% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.
Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.
End of Year Written Examination Profile: No Formal Written Examination.
Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed by the Director, Centre for Adult Continuing Education).

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