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Critical Analysis Training for Students

Part of BASW's new CPD programme for Students

In this session Siobhan Maclean will explore the what? why? and how? of critical analysis.

What is it?

Why is it important in social work education and practice?

How can social work students develop their skills in critical analysis?

There will be plenty of time for questions and for exploring your own skill development in this area.

Trainer Biog

Siobhan has been a social worker for 30 years and became a practice educator in 1995. Siobhan has worked independently for a number of years. As an independent her work is varied but includes training, devising practice learning resources and consultancy work. Siobhan still very much enjoys working as a practice educator and currently works with a few students a year in an off site capacity.

In 2004 Siobhan was appointed to the position of Secretary of the International Federation of Social Workers, holding this position for eight years. She still maintains close international links and enjoys working to support practice educators in countries where social work education is in the early stages of development.

Siobhan was recently appointed a Visiting Professor at the University of Chester. She is also an Editorial Board member of the Journal of Practice Teaching and Learning.

Siobhan has written widely, mostly around social work theory and critical reflection. She is committed to making the knowledge base accessible to busy practitioners and set up Kirwin Maclean Associates as an independent publishing organisation based on the values and ethics of social work.

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