Presentation on theme: "ASYE Supervisor/Assessor Programme: Day 2. Programme for Day 2 Progress check: identify questions, issues and priorities for today Direct Observations."— Presentation transcript:
ASYE Supervisor/Assessor Programme: Day 2
Programme for Day 2 Progress check: identify questions, issues and priorities for today Direct Observations Developmental feedback and difficult conversations Critical case review and critical career review Your professional development
Progress Check In pairs or small groups work through the progress check sheet. Identify questions, issues and priorities for today.
Feedback from QA process Spell out detail – workload management; number of cases; supervision dates; protected development time; specific to the individual NQSW, don’t leave blank spaces Make links to the PCF – supervision notes & reviews Identify strengths & areas for ongoing dev. SMART objectives Observations : focus on the performance of the NQSW rather than ‘detail’ of observation – make judgements about performance
Assessment: A reminder Accurate - consistent with the expectations of the PCF and a genuine reflection of the NQSW's performance Valid - based on evidence reflecting the breadth of the NQSW's work throughout the year and on appropriate processes for the NQSW's development and assessment over the year Robust - judgements and processes are checked, confirmed and consistent within and across organisations; judgements and processes are reliable and defensible if scrutinised or challenged either inside or outside the organisation.
Direct Observations: Planning Purpose of observation: NQSW intervention Purpose of observation: goals for observation (yours & NQSW) – related to performance not the case. Link these to PCF Service user/carer consent? Seating arrangements Potential difficulties, ‘what if’ strategies, when would you intervene/interupt? Arrangements for seeking SU/carer feedback Arrangements for feedback to NQSW
Direct Observations: The observation Keep in mind you are there to observe the NQSW Keep PCF in mind Will you take notes? Seek feedback from service user/carer Give very brief feedback but allow time for reflection before full feedback
Direct Observations: Feedback Session Deal with distractions i.e. any issues related to the case (but only those which need immediate attention) Seek feedback from the NQSW first Manager/assessor gives feedback – link to PCF Action planning – developmental & next observation
Developmental feedback and difficult conversations How often are you giving feedback? How confident are you that it is developmental? Could you evidence your feedback? How? How confident are you in giving feedback & having conversations about poor performance?
Critical reflection & Critical career review Written towards the end of the ASYE year by the NQSW (9/10 months) Managers/Assessors review these pieces of work. This informs the final report. Critical reflection based on a piece of direct practice (1500 words) Critical career review draws on the PDP, the 1 st year or practice and developmental activities undertaken throughout the year (750 words)
Critical reflection criteria It is an accurate account of the case used The style, punctuation, grammar, and spelling of the report are of a good standard There is clear evidence of theoretical concepts and their application to practice. Theory is referenced appropriately It is not purely descriptive. There is evidence of critical analysis and reflection throughout
Differences between descriptive writing & critical analytical writing Descriptive States what happened States what something is like Lists details States the order in which things happened Says how to do something Critical Analytical Identifies its significance Evaluates strengths and weaknesses Evaluates relative significance of details Makes reasoned judgments Argues a case according to the evidence
Differences between descriptive writing & critical analytical writing cont. Explains what a theory says Notes the method used Says when something occurred States the different components States options Source: Cottrell, S. (2003).The Study Skills Handbook. 2nd ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. p232. Shows why something is relevant or suitable Identifies whether it is appropriate or useful Identifies why the timing is important Weighs up the importance of different component parts Gives reasons for selecting options
Next Steps Key Dates April/May – 6 month review 30 th August – evidence folder submission to Borough ASYE Co- ordinator Your professional development Immediate action plan – share with neighbour Options for further study with Royal Holloway, UEL & London Met To be circulated.
More info: /introductionsw.aspx /introductionsw.aspx _10_NQSW_guide_for_supervisors_- _Electronic_Workbook.pdf (ignore reference to NQSW outcomes but otherwise a good supervision resource written by Toni Morrison) _10_NQSW_guide_for_supervisors_- _Electronic_Workbook.pdf