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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: Knowledge and Skills Statement for social work supervisors in Adult Social Care (.pdf, 407kb)

Download: Solutions-Focused Practice: An Introduction (.pdf, 87kb)

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)

Practice educator groups

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


17 November 2016 via Community Care:
The development of social work’s practice educators is at risk

13 December 2017 via Community Care:
‘You won’t need any of that theory nonsense’: a student’s experience of a social work placement

University of GloucestershireUniversity of WorcesterHeart of Worcester College