Demonstrate the following knowledge and understanding
Demonstrate up to date knowledge and critical understanding of theoretical approaches to assessment policy and practice in relation to children and young people.
2. Demonstrate the following skills and abilities
The ability to critically analyse the rationale for and the impact of a range of assessment types and interventions used in child welfare. The ability to present information in a report format.
What am I required to do in this assignment?
You should apply your understanding of the concepts and theoretical perspectives relating to child welfare to a case study.
You should recommend an appropriate assessment using an evidence based approach leading to relevant recommendations and interventions for the child/young person in the case study.
What do I need to do to pass? (Threshold Expectations from UIF)
Apply theoretical models to a case study to assess the approaches to assessment available.
Develop a reasoned, evidence based approach to assessment capable of leading to a set of recommendations for the child/young person concerned.
Communicate the findings of the case study in a style appropriate to the professional environments of the children and young people’s employment sector.
How do I produce high quality work that merits a good grade?
As the student completing this assignment you will complete this section in the session in which the assignment is introduced. Please do bring a hard copy or a way to work digitally to do this.
How does this assignment relate to what we are doing in scheduled sessions?
The assignment will require students to draw on material covered in lectures on legislation, policy and theory together with a range of assessments types and tools that may be appropriate for use with children and young people in a variety of situations and contexts. During seminars/workshops students will also have the opportunity to develop their understanding and to work through example case studies and other activities.
Type of assignment: Case study