University of Wolverhampton are offering 4 Practice Educator refresher sessions to social work practice educators (stage 1 and stage 2). The sessions will be online (Microsoft Teams Meeting) for a duration of 2 hours: 10am-12noon. The format for each session will be the same: delivery of content, short break, consideration of tools to support practice educators and Q&As.
Practice Educator Refresher Sessions
29 October 10am-12 noon – Exploring the Boundaries of Social Work Practice Education
Practice Educators work in a boundaried landscape. This session identifies those boundaries and, with reference to stories told by practice educators about their experiences, considers ways in which those boundaries can be negotiated. Skills for boundary working are presented and the idea of Practice Educators as boundary workers is explored.
8 December 10am-12 noon – Facilitating learning in practice education
Beginning with stories of Practice Educators experiences as facilitators of learning, this session explores what and how Practice Educators teach students. It addresses the role of Practice Educators as educators, and considers the ways they facilitate students’ learning in and for practice.
17th February 10am-12 noon – Facilitating solution circles for peer support
This session sets out the goals and ground rules of Solution Circles and explores their use as a means of offering and receiving peer support.
If you would like to attend any of the Practice Educator Refresher sessions described below, please email Kully Chera by 4pm on 15th October giving your name, employer organisation and your email address. You will be sent an invitation to join the session via Microsoft Teams Meeting, (or be advised that the session is over-subscribed). Kully’s email address is K.K.Chera@wlv.ac.uk
Ani Murr – Social Work Lecturer