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Practice educators

The following resources have been made available for practice educators. If you would like to be notified about new resources as they are made available, please contact the Marketing team on

Resource websites

'Rosie 1': child protection simulation (University of Kent)

ScOPTbox: Practice Learning Library


Assessing BME students in placement


Download: Toolkit for assessing social work students in practice (.docx, 439kb)

Download: Student Induction Timetable (.docx, 76kb)

Role profiles

Download: Workplace Supervisor Profile (.docx, 73kb)

Download: Practice Educator Profile (.docx, 75kb)

Download: Team Profile (.docx, 79kb)


Download: Solutions-Focused Practice: An Introduction (.pdf, 87kb). Please also see associated PowerPoint presentation below

Download: Stan Houston's Reflective Practice workbook (.pdf, 4000kb). Please also see associated Powerpoint presentation below

PowerPoint presentations

Download: Building Emotional Resilience for Practice (.ppt, 1150kb)

Download: Coaching and Mentoring Workshop (.pptx, 1167kb)

Download: How do students learn? (.pptx, 2151kb)

Download: Motivational Interviewing (.ppt, 1295kb)

Download: Power, Influence and Use of Authority in Practice Education (.pptx, 2519kb)

Download: Role Modelling in Practice Education (.pptx, 200kb)

Download: Solutions-Focused Skills (.pptx, 1762kb)

Download: Supporting Disabled Students on Placement (.pptx, 1367kb)

Download:  Tricia Kelly's presentation on Stan Houston's reflective practice (.pptx 605kb)

Practice educator groups

Download: PE group: Refugee and asylum (.zip, 2430kb)


5 April 2018 via the Scottish Organisation for Practice Teaching
Are social workers like wine - better with maturity?

7 February 2018 via Community Care
International consultancy firm handed £3.6 million social work accreditation contract

University of GloucestershireUniversity of WorcesterHeart of Worcester College