CPD Module - Practice Education Stage 2

Course Code
BH/22/0914
Course Types
Qualification
Overview

To apply for this module please 'request a place' by 11th July 2022 

You must have previously completed ‘Practice Education Stage 1 (or its equivalent).

This 15 credit module is for qualifed social workers, experienced practice educators and assessors who are involved in the teaching, supervising and assessing of trainee social workers.and primarily those who wish to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to enable them to take full responsibility for the teaching and assessing of a student social worker up to and including the student's final social work placement.

In order to apply for this module you must have discussed and agreed with your manager to take responsibility for a Social Work Student on placement.


Practice Education Stage 2 will assume prior knowledge of, and build expertise in, the critical analysis and application of, the following issues:



  • building solid foundations for the learning relationship - induction, using networks, learning contracts

  • models of supervision, including reflective supervision

  • analysing and applying theories of learning

  • using research to enhance practice teaching and direct practice

  • organising, pacing and managing learning experiences of others

  • promoting anti-oppressive practice in practice education

  • developing and operating equitable and robust systems of assessment

  • teaching and facilitating critical reflection and reflexivity

  • teaching and facilitating the effective use of knowledge in social work practice

  • working with students in challenging situations


As part of this module you will be observed undertaking different tasks of the practice educator role on at least two separate occasions, including the presentation of video-recorded material to the module student group.


This module can be taken as part of a PGCert, PGDip or as a stand alone module. For further details of CPD modules, awards and pathways at Sussex University see: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/socialwork/pgstudy/cpd

The majority of teaching on this module will be in the Spring 2023 term but candidates will attend the induction in October and another check-in in December to assist with the Practice Education of their student. 

The course will run predominantly online with a mixture of live lectures and seminars. Digital resources will be available to you throughout.

Start Date
Wednesday 5 October 2022
End Date
Wednesday 7 June 2023
Times
10:00 - 13:00
Number of Sessions
Learning outcomes

By the end of this module you will be able to:



  • Demonstrate, through critical reflection, effective continuing performance as a practice educator and an ability to transfer practice educator skills, knowledge and values to new roles in mentoring, supervision, teaching and/or assessment.(Domain D of Professional Standards for Practice Education, College of Social Work/Skills for Care)

  • Demonstrate the ability to search for, critically analyse  and apply research to the practice educator role, and to demonstrate methods of developing research mindedness in their learners.    

Additional information


In order to apply for this module you must have discussed and agreed with your manager to take responsibility for a Social Work Student on placement. 

Your manager/team is required to release you for all taught/tutorial dates 
Practice Educators – 5 x days to be taken within the placement (October to June)

If you haven't already, please complete and return the Placement Proforma to lindsey.cockram@brighton-hove.gov.uk by 25th July 2022


Target Audience
Children's Services (B&HCC) / Social Workers
target audience
Course pre-requisites

Candidates must be registered social workers with a minimum of three years' post-qualifying experience. They must be involved in the teaching and assessing of a student social worker or other staff engaged in social care and/or social work whilst undertaking the course.


Candidates must have previously obtained Practice Education Stage 1 or equivalent (such as Enabling Work Based Learning and Assessment) and had responsibility for supervising at least one student social worker previously.


 

Venue
Zoom, online learning session
venue
Commissioner
Event Trainers
University of Sussex
tutors
Enquiries
Pricing Bands
Tier 1
£0.00
Tier 2
£0.00
Tier 3
£0.00
Tier 4
£0.00
Tier 5
£0.00
Sessions
Venue
 Zoom, online learning session
Tutors
 University of Sussex
Start Date
Wednesday 5 October 2022
Times
 10:00 - 13:00
Notes
 

To apply for this module please register your Expression of Interest before the 30th July 2021.

In order to apply for this module you must have discussed and agreed with your manager to take responsibility for a Social Work Student on placement. 


Your manager/team is required to release you for all taught/tutorial dates 
Practice Educators – 5 x days to be taken within the placement (October to June)


Venue
 Zoom, online learning session
Tutors
 University of Sussex
Start Date
Wednesday 7 December 2022
Times
 14:00 - 16:00
Notes
 
Venue
 Zoom, online learning session
Tutors
 University of Sussex
Start Date
Wednesday 8 February 2023
Times
 10:00 - 16:00
Notes
 
Venue
 Zoom, online learning session
Tutors
 University of Sussex
Start Date
Wednesday 8 March 2023
Times
 10:00 - 16:00
Notes
 
Venue
 Zoom, online learning session
Tutors
 University of Sussex
Start Date
Wednesday 22 March 2023
Times
 10:00 - 16:00
Notes
 
Venue
 Zoom, online learning session
Tutors
 University of Sussex
Start Date
Wednesday 17 May 2023
Times
 10:00 - 16:00
Notes
 
Venue
 Zoom, online learning session
Tutors
 University of Sussex
Start Date
Wednesday 7 June 2023
Times
 10:00 - 16:00
Notes