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The College of Social Work (TCSW) has published good practice advice for social workers working with people with learning disabilities and mental health conditions to help improve standards following the Winterbourne View case. The good practice guidance was drawn up in collaboration with members of the service user community, the…
It's sometimes thought that undergraduate life is too closeted to provide any real preparation for the world of work. One career path that illustrates this neatly is social work. How could life in lecture theatres, seminars and nightclubs prepare a 21-year-old for the potential anguish and grit of social work?…
The College of Social Work has launched an endorsement scheme for higher education institutions aimed at providing a kite mark of quality to qualifying social work degree programmes. The scheme assesses whether colleges and universities are implementing reforms identified as necessary to improve the quality of social work education in…
People with lived experience of using support services can now qualify in peer support brokerage, one of the care sector’s up-and-coming professions from their own homes. The online course developed and run by MySupportBroker (MSB) will open employment opportunities for people with long-term physical and mental health conditions full-time carers…