Image of the Week

  • by Siobhan Maclean
  • 15th Jul 2020

Drawing social work journeys

The last image of the week introduced the Wednesday Webinars with the student connect team. These are going really well. We have now had 5 webinars and it is great to see the same people coming back each week, it feels as though we are beginning to develop a virtual community of practice. Our last session focused on reflective supervision. I introduced the ‘journey model’ explaining that supervision is the passport to any social work journey.

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  • by Siobhan Maclean
  • 07th Jun 2020

The last 9 days: The 9Rs

Working through a pandemic means that all of us need to adapt and develop new skills. Working largely in practice education, learning and development I know that learning opportunities need to change and the last blog I wrote discusses my involvement in developing a new model to support reflective supervision in virtual spaces.

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  • by Siobhan Maclean
  • 13th May 2020

Connecting reflection and resilience to prevent ‘moral injury’ for social workers during the Covid19 Pandemic

I was really interested to read, early in the lockdown, an article about ‘moral injury’ in the British Medical Journal. Taken from the military, moral injury refers to the psychological distress that results from actions (or the lack of them) which violate someone’s moral or ethical code.

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  • by Siobhan Maclean
  • 15th Apr 2020

Social Work Connect: connecting more than I anticipated

Social Work Connect: connecting more than I anticipated

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  • by Siobhan Maclean
  • 02nd Nov 2019

Towards an understanding of professional love

Towards an understanding of professional love I have always thought that love was an important element of social work, but in the last year or so I have been reflecting on this much more.

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