This is a non-award, continuing professional education subject for social workers and other human services workers who take students for field education placements. It covers the theory and practice of student supervision within a framework of adult learning and developmental stages of supervision.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
This subject is only open to qualified social workers and other human service professionals with 2 years practice experience who are, or will be involved in the supervision of social work and human services students undertaking field education.
- What is student supervision in field education? - roles and functions of the field educator, the learning partnership, key players - the influence of social, political and organisational context on supervisory practice; issues and stratgies - Theories and models of adult and reflective learning in student supervision - Phases of student supervision - Creating a positive learning environment; educational strategies in supervision - Developing professional identity and reflective ethical practice - Standards of field education, assessing students, constructive feedback - Preparation for taking a student - Working with diversity in field education - Working with complexity and students in difficulties
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.