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Working with students with physical and learning disabilities
June 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This workshop is aimed at providing Practice Educators with the skills and knowledge to work with students who have either physical and/or learning disabilities. The workshop will aim to help Practice Educators think about the range and type of reasonable adjustments that can be put in place to enable their students to benefit from a learning environment that allows them to work and their optimum and as a result evidence the Professional Competencies Framework.
The NESWA PE CPD programme was developed as a result of a Practice Educator survey undertaken last year. The findings of which highlighted the importance of Practice Educators meeting together, sharing resources and building on their knowledge and skills. The NESWA Practice Educators’ CPD has been created to bring this vibrant and hardworking community of practitioners together around a programme of several sessions that will cover topics such as induction ahead of practice placement; resources for practice education; working with students with physical and learning disabilities, as well as supporting students to critically reflect on their practice. The programme also includes special one off sessions on coaching and social work in a political context. An important component of all the sessions will be the opportunity for Practice Educators to network.