Critically analyze contemporary professional issues relating to direct practice with children and families.
Included should be at least 2 pertinent and current professional issues to be discussed within your chosen practice area, for example social work or childcare. The only limit on the area of professional practice to be considered is that its purpose must include a clear responsibility for children.
It is most important to evidence critical analysis within your discussion.
How do professionals with responsibilities for children use reflection as a tool to enhance their practice?
You will be expected to critically analyze and synthesize your discussion with models and theories of reflective practice.
How can professionals maintain their ethical integrity in environments which require an ability to work with many paradoxes?
Consider pertinent ethical issues (again one or two is fine) in relation to your chosen area of professional practice. You will also be required to show a beginning understanding of the theory of paradox and change and integrate this within your discussion.