Reflective Practice

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Virtual Learning, .
3 Spirit Training Consultancy
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Target Audiences
Principal Social Worker, Social Worker / Manager (Adults), Trainee Social Worker
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Mental Health, Personalisation, Safeguarding (Adults)
Event description

The aim of this course is for staff to understand how reflective practice can be used to enhance outcomes.

This course is aimed at social workers but may also be suitable for other practitioners. The course utilises the framework of KSS for practice supervisors, as incorporates up to date research and tools on reflective practice. The course offers participants the opportunity to think constructively about how they use reflective practice both in individual and group settings. Core concepts are explored, and practical guidance is provided to enable practitioners to utilise these skills to enhance the outcomes of their work

This course is for Department of Adult Social Care and Public Health (DASCPH), local authority staff only.

Training objectives


Learning outcomes

Staff who attend this course will be able to:

• Describe how reflective practice underpins core social work values
• Define ‘reflective practice’ and how this sits within an individual and group setting
• Describe the main aims of the KSS for practice supervisors
• Describe the following concepts in relation to reflective practice: o ‘reflection in action’ o ‘self preservation’ o ‘use of self’ o ‘emotional intelligence’
• Identify ways to address factors such as unconscious bias and countertransference through reflective practice
• Explain tensions that exists in supervision which might impact negatively on reflective practice
• Define key models of reflective practice, and explain how these might be used creatively to support on going professional development

Additional Information
Start Date
Thursday 9 September 2021
End Date
Friday 10 September 2021
Closing Date
Wednesday 1 September 2021
13:30 - 16:30
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