Alison Coleman

Alison Coleman

Senior Lecturer in Social Work

  • Allerton C604
  • T: 0161 295 2389
  • E: a.r.coleman@salford.ac.uk
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Teaching

Practice Education / Practice Learning

Professional Practice

Levels 4, 5, 6, 7

B.A (Hons) Oxon –Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Research Interests

Benefits and challenges of student placements in non traditional settings

Qualifications and Memberships

GSCC Practice Teacher Award

M.A Social Work Studies

CQSW – UEA

B.A (Hons) Oxon –Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Memberships

Co Chair National Organisation of Practice Teaching

Member, Learning and Development Reference Group  - The College of Social Work

Member, Education Working Group – Social Work Reform Board

Chair, Practice Learning Work stream Group - SWRB

Publications

Scholar, H & McCaughan, S & McLaughlin, H & Coleman, A 2012, 'Why is This Not Social Work? The Contribution of "Non-Traditional" Placements in Preparing Social Work Students for Practice ', Social Work Education, 31(7), pp.932-950

Reports for Public Bodies:

Scholar, H & Coleman, A & Cairns, C & McCaughan, S & Hugh, M 2010, 'Evaluation of Social Work Student Placements in three regions delivering the Prince's Trust Team Programme', for: The Prince's Trust, University of Salford, Salford, UK

Coleman, A & McLaughlin, H & Shardlow, S & Pugh, S & Murphy, J & McCaughan, S & Haines, C & Glover, A & Munro, L 2010, 'Strengthening Employer Engagement in the Planning, Development and Delivery of Social Work Education', for: Skills for Care/ CWDC, University of Salford, Salford, UK

Scholar, H & Cairns, C & Coleman, A & McCaughan, S & McLaughlin, H 2009, 'Evaluation of Practice Learning Placements on The Prince's Trust Programme', for: The Prince's Trust and The Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service, University of Salford, Salford, UK.

Beverley, A & Blackburn, F & Coleman, A & Glynn, E & Shardlow, S M 2004, 'Induction to Work Based Learning and Assessment for Organisations ', TOPPS England, null, pp.0.