Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 December 2018

257 Pages

9.7 x 7.5 inches

ISBN: 9780190310059

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Field Education

Creating Successful Placements

Fiona Gardner, Jacqui Theobald, Natasha Long, and Helen Hickson

  • Speaks directly to students with chapters written by recently graduated students.
  • Explores rural and international placements.
  • A focus on diverse placement opportunities.
  • Captures the perspectives of a variety of different field education players (students, supervisors, academics, and liaison people).
  • Provides insight into the strategies adopted by organisations and groups, with contributors representing the diverse practitioners involved in field education, including those from indigenous and culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • Prepares students for the rigours of social work and human services work by showing what constitutes a successful social work placement from a variety of perspectives.
  • Provides tools for documenting what factors contribute to achieving positive learning outcomes across a range of contexts.