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The Practice Educator's Handbook

Fifth


May 2021 | 232 pages | Learning Matters

Practice education has never had a more important role in the development and delivery of quality social work practice. Updated to include the BASW refreshed (2019) Practice Educator Professional Standards, this Fifth Edition provides step-by-step guidance and support to those undertaking practice educator awards and to those new to the practice education role.

 


 
Chapter 1: Practice educators and work-based learning
 
Part One Domain A: Work with others to organise an effective working environment
 
Chapter 2: Managing learning: taking a partnership approach
 
Chapter 3: Effective planning and preparation (Element 1)
 
Chapter 4: Organising learning (Elements 2–7)
 
Part Two Domain B: Teaching, facilitating and supporting learning and professional development in practice
 
Chapter 5: Understanding learners
 
Chapter 6: Developing learning objectives
 
Chapter 7: Considering learning theories
 
Chapter 8: Designing learning opportunities
 
Part Three Domain C: Manage the fair and transparent assessment of students in practice
 
Chapter 9: Understanding the assessment of social work practice
 
Chapter 10: The assessment process
 
Chapter 11: Assessment methods and their use in the workplace
 
Part Four: Applying learning from Domains A–C to address challenging practice situations
 
Chapter 12: Applying learning from Domains A–C to develop an effective supervisory relationship
 
Chapter 13: Applying learning from Domains A–C to support the development of resilience in learners
 
Chapter 14: Applying learning from Domains A–C when working in marginal or failing placements
 
Part 5 Domain D: Developing knowledge and continuing performance as a practice educator
 
Chapter 15: Continuing learning and development

This is an incredibly useful guide to all things Practice Education. The authors have thought about the logistics of supporting students as well as the approaches and values necessary to successful Practice Educator work. The handbook is balanced and thought provoking as well as practical.

Mrs Carolyn Gair
Social Work, Keele University
September 15, 2022

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