Practice placement in social work: Innovative approaches for effective teaching and learning
Bellinger, Avril, Ford, Deirdre
Policy Press, Jan 13, 2016 - Social Science - 236 pages
Involved in educating social work professionals? Overwhelmed and demoralised by the current climate of cuts to services and over-regulation? This unique book written by practice educators, students and academics offers hope. This collection of innovative approaches to social work placements addresses subjects including sustainability, student-led services, overseas placements, the value of the third-sector, supporting students from minority groups and the visual arts. The international and diverse contributions offer practical guidance and challenge conventional approaches to placement finding, teaching and assessment in field education. Written from a global social work perspective this is essential reading for anyone responsible for ensuring quality placements for future professionals.
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1 Studentled services
learning from a distance
an independent social workers experience of practice educator work
4 Do you have to be white to pass this course? Developing support for black and minority ethnic students in a predominantly white area
building a gendered alliance
use of an artsbased method for critical reflection
reconnecting social work education as if the earth matters
8 Social media for students in practice
9 Developing placement capacity in the third sector
what difference does observer qualification make?
constructive responses to the erosion of training standards for practice educators
12 The concept of integrity in relation to failing and marginal students
social work education in practice and the academy
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