This book provides essential knowledge and skills to address all the new social work education requirements for placements and practice learning. It will help your students successfully pass their compulsory social work placement whilst meeting the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) for Social Workers and developing their professional practice.

Using Supervision, Reflective Practice and Critical Thinking

Using supervision, reflective practice and critical thinking
Michaela Rogers

Overview and Learning Outcomes

This chapter will cover:

  • Social work and supervision.
  • Using reflection in social work.
  • Critical thinking and active learning in social work.

By the end of Chapter 8 you will be able to:

  • Describe different models and elements of effective supervision.
  • Identify differing roles and responsibilities in relation to supervision.
  • Link reflective practice and social work.
  • Link critical thinking, social work practice and professional development.

Introduction to Chapter 8

This chapter is divided into three main sections, which aim to introduce you to supervision in social work; the value and use of reflection in social work practice; and finally, consideration of the application of critical thinking and active learning in social work.

Supervision and Social Work

Supervision is something which ...

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