Placements

Systems Centred Theory – Free Workshop for Social Work Practitioners & Students

GAPS (Groups for the Advancement of Psychodynamics and Psychotherapy in Social Work) are hosting a free workshop in Newcastle this Friday!! (2nd November) Research shows that building the working alliance is central to successful social work, yet is sometimes difficult to achieve. This workshop sets out to develop participants’ skills in conducting purposeful social work…

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Time to De-Clutter – A Quick Reminder

Having recently completed the GDPR training I realised that it might be an excellent time to remind PEs that if the student has gone through an academic board at the end of their placement the documents relating to the placement need to be destroyed. They are no longer current or relevant. If you have been…

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NESWA’s Big BASW Update

As a Social Work Teaching Partnership, we always try to keep up to date with what is going on nationally and we remain in constant dialogue with BASW regarding the changing landscape of social work and how it will impact the North East. To that end, we have the following information to share regarding upcoming…

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Student Placements – Useful Info & Opportunities for Funding

Here at NESWA we like to think we do our bit for Practice Educators and chances are most PEs will be gearing up to take their next student on placement as we speak, if they haven’t already arrived! Below is a document circulated by our Placement Coordinator, Helen, authored by The College of Social Work.…

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NESWA Practice Education Conference 2019 – Save the Date!!

NESWA Practice Education Conference ‘Innovation, creativity and partnership: exploring regional developments in Practice Education’ Friday 22nd March 2019 The Dryden Centre, Gateshead   The NESWA team are excited to announce the first details of next year’s NESWA Practice Education Conference 2019. Last year’s inaugural conference proved to be a big success for the Teaching Partnership…

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Supporting and Developing Practice Educators through the PE Consultant Role

NESWA is delighted to announce that our colleagues at the Yorkshire Urban Rural Teaching Partnership will be visiting the region on Tuesday 30th October to deliver a workshop around the role of a Practice Education Consultant as part of their innovative approach to Practice Education that has won many admirers and inspired some of our…

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Critical Publishing offering support to Practice Educators

Here at NESWA it is no secret that we LOVE practice education and making things better and easier for those who are qualified PEs and those who wish to become a PE. It really is a rewarding pathway on the social work journey. Practice educators and trainers often seek advice from more experienced colleagues who…

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Developing the “POD” Model – NESWA Workshops

NESWA is supporting two workshops that are being ran in the region regarding the development of a “POD” model of Practice Education. The session will be ran by Jackie Simms and Sharon Davey from Middlesbrough Council who have helped to pioneer the system to great effect and have been commissioned by NESWA to develop further…

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2018 NOPT Conference – Materials and Presentations from the day

Last week, the annual NOPT (National Organisation of Practice Teaching) Conference took place at the University of Worcester. The key theme of the conference for this year centered around Practice Education (similarly to NESWA’s own PE Conference) as well as Practice Learning, Student Placements and Supporting Students whilst on placement. NOPT has kindly collated the…

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NESWA Admissions Workshop – 10th July

The NESWA team are delighted to confirm that we have set up a workshop on 10th July around Student Admissions and the experience of students with additional needs, both during the admissions process and whilst on placement. The session will draw upon a report produced by research conducted by Tara Peters, who conducted a student…

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