Dipoma in Social Work
Practice Teacher Award (CCETSW)
Child Care Award (CCETSW)
Master of Research (MRes)
Registered Social Worker (HCPC)
I qualified as a social worker in 1993 and have practiced with children and families, mainly with young people leaving care. Since leaving direct social work practice, I have been involved in the training of and education of others, as a training officer for a local authority, a voluntary organisation and as a Senior Lecturer in MMU's social work department since 2009.
Within the prequalifying programmes, I am module leader of the MA1 module Developing Profesional Practice and I teach and assess on this module. I further contribute to teaching within the children and families specialist elective and skills days. Within the CPD programmes we offer, I am unit leader for Developing the Professional Practitiner (ASYE) unit, where I teach and assess qualified social workers in their first year of practice. I teach on the Practice Educator Programme where I also deliver CPD workshops for Practice Educators. I am involved in practice education on a local and regional basis and sit on the Greater Manchester Practice Educator Programme Committee.
I teach on the following units:
I teach and assess on the following units:
I am interested in the development of Practice Educators and their role with social work students.My PhD studies focus on the Practice Educator role in the supervision of social work students on placement.
C. Jasper, P. Field (2016). ‘An Active Conversation Each Week in Supervision’: Practice Educator Experiences of the Professional Capabilities Framework and Holistic Assessment: Table 1. British Journal of Social Work. 46(6), pp.1636-1653.
C. Jasper, L. Munro, P. Black, H. McLaughlin (2013). Is there a future for the use of non-traditional placement settings for final year social work students?. The Journal of Practice Teaching and Learning. 12(2), pp.5-25.
CM. Jasper (2017). Guide to assessing students.
JUSWEC, June 2014,paper presentation, How was it for you? Practice Educators experiences of using the PCF to assess social work students.
NOPT Conference, Oct 2014 , invited paper presentation , with Pam Field, UCLAN, How was it for you? Practice Educators experiences of using the PCF to assess social work students.
Suffolk CC; UCS and Essex CC Conference, June 2015 - key note speaker - The Risky Business of Practice Education, Safeguarding and Risk: Looking out and looking in), keynote speaker - Risk and Resilience in the Student/PE relationship.
Leeds and Wakefield Teaching Partnership, 1st November 2017, PE conference, key note speaker - Practice Educatio: Making a difference in testing times.
Leeds and Wakefield Teaching Partnership, 1st November 2017, PE conference, workshop leader, Productive Observations of practice.
Community Care Live 2018, Manchester, April 24th 2018, invited speaker, The Importance of Supervision in Social Work
I am a peer reviewer for Social Work Education
Whilst working as a practitioner, I gained the Child Care Award and the Practice Teaching Award and was a Practice Educator of social work students.
I am an HCPC registered social worker.
HCPC registered social worker