Top tips for trainers

The top tips for practice sets out the important messages from carers for how social workers can best relate to them.

  • Ask people why they want to be at the training
  • Model person-centred and outcome-based practice
  • Introduce information gradually
  • Use real case examples
  • Use a mixture of learning methods
  • Acknowledge the context that people work in
  • Allow time for people to exchange knowledge and experiences
  • Ask people to identify what they can do and what change they can influence
  • Use the critical reflection tool and action planning tool to identify ongoing learning and actions at the end
  • Ask people to identify the support they will have to use their learning
  • Consider having a parking zone for issues beyond what you are able to respond to
  • Find out where you can refer questions or issues


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Top tips for practice

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