HSIP812 – Care and Protection

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Module code
Module title
Care and Protection
This interprofessional module is designed for health and social services practitioners whose practice involves care and protection of children. It is designed to develop and enhance the student's practice using, strengths based approaches to work with individuals, families and whnau.
  • HL0502
  • HS1102
  • HS1103
  • HS1701
  • NU0010
  • NU0015
NZQA Level
Level 8
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Deconstruct social, cultural, environmental and political discourses around care and protection issues.
Utilise and critically analyse theoretical models and evidence relevant to care and protection contexts.
Strategically discern and implement culturally safe, strength based sustainable approaches within care and protection contexts.
Explore inter-professional collaboration within health and social services to strengthen approaches to working with children and families/whanau in this complex area.
-Models of practice
-Social, cultural, political and environmental influences on children and families/whanau
-Social policy trends for care and protection of children
-Child development
-Strength based strategies
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Teaching and learning methods in this web enabled module include: online activities, group discussions, case studies and independent learning using multimedia resources. Inquiry based teaching approaches will engage students in learning activities that draws on practice experiences, facilitating knowledge and skill development within their area of practice.

Assessment Criteria
Assessment 1 Online activities20
Assessment 2Essay 30
Assessment 3Oral Presentation and Report 50