Practice education in social work: achieving professional standards
Part of the Critical Skills for Social Work series
Now fully updated to reflect the changing social work landscape and with an expanded section on improving emotional resilience, this book is an invaluable guide for Practice Educators and Practice Supervisors undertaking learning and assessment to gain and maintain Stage 1 or 2 status under the Practice Educator Professional Standards for Social Work (2013) and for those involved in facilitating the learning, support, assessment and CPD of Practice Educators.
Intended to enhance the learning and assessment of Practice Educators, it covers all key areas within Practice Educator training and offers guidance on the application of key skills and knowledge in supporting, assessing and teaching social work students and managing the placement. It will particularly assist Practice Educators to:
- Understand and implement effective supervision of social work students
- Understand holistic assessment of practice; assessing in line with capability levels expected at the end of first and final placement
- Deal with weaker or failing students.