Higher National Certificate in Social Care Student Book

Publication Date
November 2009

The only Student Book written specifically for the HNC in Social Care!

  • Covers the six mandatory units and three SVQ units giving your students all they require in one book.
  • Written by an experienced, Scottish author team with knowledge in delivering the course, so you can be sure it fits your needs.
  • Focuses on supporting students with completing the graded unit, as well as general research and study skills (including how to ‘analyse’ and ‘critically evaluate’).
  • Provides a working understanding of current Scottish legislation, policy, procedures and practice methods.

Contents Listing

  • Introduction
  • Social care theory for practice
  • Social policy and its application to social services provision
  • Psychology for social care practice
  • Sociology for social care practice
  • Social care group award graded unit 1
SVQ units
  • Communication
  • Health and safety
  • Reflective practice
  • Protection including safeguarding and management of risk
  • Interpersonal skills and understanding
  • Service user profiles and themed directory
  • Legislation grid

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