Social Work Practice Learning
Social Work Theory and Practice
Giving examples of the PCF plus clear exercises, strategies and tips, the book:
-Introduces your students to social work in the context of contemporary reforms.
-Takes you through each stage of the new placement structure explaining supervision, reflective practice and critical thinking in social work.
-Addresses trouble shooting and problem solving on placement.
-Helps you prepare for complex casework with individuals, families, groups and communities; address risk in social work; and engage with diverse groups and communities.
By using this book, you'll be armed with the tools you need to get the most out of your placement.
David Edmondson is Senior Lecturer in Social Work at Manchester Metropolitan University
This is a very accessible book which I believe clearly outlines many of the situations and experiences which a student encounters and which can contribute to their learning.
This timely book will be a godsend to both students and practice educators studying or new to the role.
Thorough examination of the practice learning process peppered with reference links and reflective activities makes this an engaging and accessible text. Thoroughly recommended!
I feel this an excellent book which gives the student a step-by-step guide to Practice Learning and all the areas they need to know about undertaking a Placement. I like how the author included young people's views. This book will also be very useful to new and experienced Practice Educators.
A lively and engaging book which can be viewed as a supportive text for students as they embark upon their practice placements.
A key text for social work practice.
I have recommended this book to students preparing for placement and practice educators. It gives practical, common sense advice about the nature and purpose of placements, and helps to reassure all concerned that they are able to successfully complete this challenging aspect of social work training.
This is a uesful text with practical and detailed information to support student learning on placement.
The book is a good learning companion for students, practitioners and educators alike as it provides diverse approaches to practice and helps to link it to theory, especially in identifying the Professional Capabilities Framework. It provides some useful and effective exercises in preparation for placements.
Timely book offering students embarking on practice placements a good overview of key areas if practice and skill.
Linkage to the PCF is great for students trying to get their head around what each domain means.
Text simple and inclusive.
This is a useful and engaging book for students to access prior to and while on placement.
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter One: The Idea of Social Work: A Brief Introduction