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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.
Excellent read giving the background context to social work leading into the contemporary requirements of today's practice. The active rites a usefully spaced to enable the reader to to consider issues and extend their learning. A book that I shall use with student
Useful resource for students - taking an overview and increasing understanding of the PCF. Helpful materials around planning and organisation and useful supervision tools. A user friendly book with cross referencing, elinks and check lists.
This book is ideal for the final year social work students as it offers realistic and common sense advice and guidance. The key factor in recommending this book is that it is current.
A clearly structured resource for students and practice educators
An excellent book which enables students and practice educators alike to engage with the new PCF requirements during the placement experience...and beyond.
I have recommended this to all students for placement support, plus I have recommended this to all our off site Practice educators and placement providers. As we adapt to the new PCF this book is a beacon in the dark.
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