Practice Education in Social Work

Achieving Professional Standards

By Pam Field, Lesley Littler, Cathie Jasper

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 UK's 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 UK 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 and assessing in line with capability levels expected at the end of first and final placement * deal with weaker or failing students. Guidance will also be provided on submission for the Practice Educator or Practice Supervisor's own assessment (portfolio) for Stage 1 and/or 2 of the PEPS. The book contains many UK case studies and exercises to help practice educators to critically engage with the material.

Publication Date: 3/17/2014
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9781909330177

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