Siobhan Maclean

Siobhan Maclean is a qualified social worker and has worked in a variety of social work settings in the statutory and voluntary sectors, and was honorary secretary of the International Federation of Social Workers (European Region) for several years.

Siobhan has been a practice educator for many years and now works as an offsite practice educator.

She has written a number of books for students and social workers and is also a trainer – her writing and training is mainly on social work theory and critical reflection. She set up Kirwin Maclean Associates as an independent publisher of social work publications.

All posts by Siobhan Maclean

Supervision: skills assessment, observation and feedback

Advice and reflection points for supervisors when assessing supervisees' skills and providing constructive feedback.

Creating online reflective spaces when working from home: quick guide

How to create reflective, emotionally safe working environments for those at home by using a model for group reflective spaces, plus ideas to support the development of individual reflective spaces.

Theory and practice: a guide for practice educators

Reflection: a guide for practice educators