This intermediate course will help learners deepen their knowledge and understanding of reflective practice. Learners will tie their development to their own personal frameworks and looking at the context of professional ethics, values and work environments.  They will connect the practice to their understanding and performance in client care situations and their work environment.  Learners will have the opportunity to explore ethical dilemmas and difficult client and workplace situations through case study and use of academic models for reflection. After the course, learners can choose to use included worksheets to continue in reflecting upon and working through continuing professional development for the past year and make an action plan for the coming year. Pair this course with our free introductory course, Reflective Practice 1, for two hours of credit.

Learning Objectives

  • Students will learn how to incorporate models for reflective practice into their professional work
  • Students will reflect on their personal framework and how it relates to client relationships and professional ethics, codes and obligations, including the social contract
  • Students will learn how to reflect On Action and In Action to achieve better professional outcomes
  • Students will be able to better identify opportunities for growth and learning.

Learning Outcomes

By working through the course materials and exercises, learners will be able to:

  • to apply scholarly and academic models for reflective practice
  • explain the role of self and identity in reflective practice
  • describe the social contract and the role of ethics in separating professions from occupations
  • apply a model for reflective practice by working through a case study of a professional ethical dilemma
  • identify and describe opportunities to apply models of reflective practice in the workplace and through their ongoing professional development

    Remember, you can combine this course with our free 30-minute course,
    Reflective Practice 1, for two hours of credit.

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Course Curriculum

  • 1


    • Overview

    • Administration & Assessment

    • About Your Instructors

    • Course Outline

    • Navigation Tips

  • 2

    Reflection Practice 2: Ethics & Application

    • Reflection in Practice

  • 3

    The Professional's Ethical Framework

    • Your Personal Framework

    • Progress and Reflection Exercise (5 minutes)

  • 4

    Moving Towards Reflective Practice Requirements for Professions

    • Supporting Client Care

    • Trends in Professional Practice

  • 5

    Final Quiz

    • Final Quiz

  • 6

    Moving Forward and Conclusion

    • Application to Formal Professional Development

    • CPD Reflective Practice Worksheet

    • Conclusion

About Your Instructors

Founders, Instructors

Andréa Coutu & Tracy Humphreys

Andréa Coutu, MBA, (right) is a business and marketing consultant with more than 20 years of experience in working with non-profits, universities, startups and Fortune 500 companies. A published author with dozens of articles and several books to her name, she built into a community with up to 60,000 unique monthly visitors. Andréa is passionate about innovation, knowledge sharing and social justice and has experience in advocacy in client care, health care, policy, immigration and refugee programs, women’s support, education, human resources and other fields. Andréa is the CEO of CareQuadrant.Tracy Humphreys (left) is a veteran senior manager, who combines 30 years of management and strategy experience with on-the-ground work in advocacy. In addition to co-founding and growing a successful private label hair and skin care manufacturing firm, she has been involved in numerous startups across North America and worked in health care plan administration and post-secondary roles. In 2014, she founded a support and advocacy group for parents of children with special needs. The group now has over 1,100 members in British Columbia and hosts an annual advocacy conference. Tracy is the COO of CareQuadrant.

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