Reflective Practice: Research in Social Care – Benefits & Barriers eLearning course

Continuous Professional Development (CPD) is a process of lifelong learning enabling care professionals to expand and fulfil their own potential, and in social care is central to the delivery of quality care. Reflective Practice is a way of reviewing and analysing your own experiences to make sense of and improve the way you work.

This Reflective Practice: Research in Social Care short course, is the fourth and last one in a series of courses on Reflective Practice, and covers the use of research in practice, its benefits and barriers to implementation.

  • Facilitating the use of research in practice and its benefits
  • Potential barriers to implementation of research into practice
This course has been designed specifically for people who would like to better understand what research is and the different types best suited for social care, the role research plays in improving practice, and barriers of implementing research into practice.
This course will take 2-2.5 hours to complete.

You can access this Health and Social Care online leadership course as part of the Care Leadership Package, which includes 20+ courses and certificates, on the Click eLearning platform. The course costs £90, and gives access unlimited learning in one simple annual subscription.

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Reflective Practice: Research in Social Care – Benefits & Barriers eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Reflective Practice: Research in Social Care – Benefits & Barriers course

  • Understand the significance of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) in social care, and its role in enhancing the delivery of quality care.
  • Explore Reflective Practice as a method for reviewing and analysing personal experiences to improve professional performance.
  • Learn how to effectively incorporate research into social care practice, including identifying beneficial types of research.
  • Evaluate the barriers to implementing research findings into practice and develop strategies to overcome them.
  • Enhance skills in utilising research to inform and improve one’s own practice in the social care sector.

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