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Unit description

Person centred leadership focuses on a strong ethical foundation arising from a synthesis of relevant theory, policy and practice. Models of leadership will be assessed for their alignment with person centred evidence based practice.

Unit content

  1. Person centredness - thinking and practice
  2. Contemporary leadership styles and models
  3. Person centred leadership- evidence based practices  
  4. Ethical practices to safeguard people within service and support settings

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1critically appraise the theoretical and historical foundations of person centredness
2analyse and synthesise a range of contemporary leadership styles that align with person centredness
3evaluate and critically reflect upon person centred practice within service/support delivery
4promote person centredness in an organisational or community setting with justification derived from evidence based literature
5investigate a model of person centred leadership that promotes both quality of life and social justice in organisational and/or community contexts

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. critically appraise the theoretical and historical foundations of person centredness
  2. analyse and synthesise a range of contemporary leadership styles that align with person centredness
  3. evaluate and critically reflect upon person centred practice within service/support delivery
  4. promote person centredness in an organisational or community setting with justification derived from evidence based literature
  5. investigate a model of person centred leadership that promotes both quality of life and social justice in organisational and/or community contexts

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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Fee information

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