Journal article

The Value of Mixing It Up: Student Experiences of a Multi-Modal Approach to Supervision on Placement

Sevi Vassos, Louise Harms, David Rose

The British Journal of Social Work | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2019


Abstract One-to-one supervision has been widely acknowledged in the social work literature as the gold-standard approach in field education. However, the sustainability of this approach has been challenged in recent decades amidst the managerial mandates permeating both education and health/human service sectors. Universities and placement organisations have experimented with alternative supervision approaches in response to these contextual pressures, although the research on these alternatives is limited at this point. In an attempt to contribute to the emerging research base, this article reports on a three-year trial of a multi-modal supervision approach involving the syst..

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