Our professional services Social worker student placement programme Social student placement 2018 / 19 Liz My placement here has enabled me to increase my knowledge and awareness of domestic abuse and its effects. The staff were very welcoming and happy to support me in my learning. I was based in a refuge where I was able to support women on their journey to becoming self-confident and independent. Working intensely with the women gave me the opportunity to enhance my communication skills. Staff in the refuge really made the placement enjoyable. Ceri My placement with Women’s Aid RCT has been a wonderful learning opportunity. I have learnt a great deal about domestic abuse and gained a wide range of experience. All of the Women’s Aid RCT team have been friendly and welcoming, and I have enjoyed working alongside such amazing colleagues, whose professionalism has inspired me on a daily basis. Seeing the women I have worked with progress in their lives has made my placement very rewarding and I have witnessed the positive impact Women’s Aid RCT makes on the lives of women. I couldn’t have asked for a better placement! Ffion I have loved every minute of my time at Women’s Aid RCT. The team have been so welcoming and have made my placement memorable. Nothing has been too much trouble for the team. I have enjoyed the experience and learnt so much.I have met and worked with many inspiring women, who I wish all the best in the future. The support Women’s Aid RCT provides has changed many women’s lives which I have experienced. I have thoroughly enjoyed my placement and can’t thank everyone at Women’s Aid RCT enough for all they have done for me.