Good & Effective Supervision
This course is aimed at social workers and social work managers. Designed to support staff working in highly emotionally charged systems such as social work. Aimed at social workers, good & effective supervision explores what good and holistic supervision looks like and why it is so important within the social work and care sectors.
- What is good and effective supervision;
- Explore best practice within the supervision process;
- The four main functions of good and effective supervision;
- Impact of social work staff isolation on the supervision process;
- What is peer supervision and how can this support social work staff;
- Models of effective practice; including the use of PODS, Action Learning Sets, reflective practice and modern technology;
- Importance of prioritising supervision for professional development and accountability;
- Explore reflective/reflexivity in practice within supervision;
- Describe and develop practice supervisory skills and tasks that support reflective practice;
- Connect with fellow professionals (social pedagogy);
Training provider: Matt Hughes
Matt has extensive experience working within the Social Work & Care Sector as a Social Worker and Manager. Matt has assisted a number Local Authorities in the development of best practice social work, including ASYE and academy programmes. This also includes social work development and training. During inspection he assists services by ‘trouble-shooting’ and supporting social workers in their retention and development. Matt is the founded One Stop Social, which is a social work and care professionals hub and is involved in the reviewing of employer standards for social work in England with the LGA and is an associate of Social Work England.