Practice Placement Workshops for Open University Students

Professional Boundaries in Social Work

This one day course encourages deeper thinking and understanding around the social work professional boundaries. Includes group discussions with scenarios that can be thought provoking and provide healthy debate.


Reflection and Critical Analysis

A one day workshop looking at developing skills in reflecting and critically analysing one’s practice. This course helps students to reflect upon their practice and to critically analyse their actions and decision-making processes.


Values and Identity in Social Work

This one day workshop will explore how our values and histories influence our practice and how a culturally competent approach can enable good assessment and improved outcomes for service users, children and their families.


2018 workshops:

Workshop Date
Reflection and Critical Analysis TBC
Professional Boundaries TBC
Values and Identity TBC


These workshops are prepared specifically for Open University students who are approaching their first and second placement. Should other students having their placements with us wish to attend the sessions, please contact