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Social work: the profession
Blogs written by professionals about their work as a social worker, including best-practise examples, learning and development and introductions to upcoming practise models.
Libbi Aldred, Developing Together: Social Work Teaching Partnership, discusses the benefits of getting involved in the programme.
Caitlin Neal reflects on her experience with the Social Workers in Schools team and her work to support the wellbeing of social workers in Harrow.
Lee Pardy-McLaughlin OBE has spent the last 25 years working across children’s services. Here he shares his passion for the profession and why it's time to celebrate social workers.
The PSDP aims to provide high-quality CPD to social workers who are responsible for supporting and developing the practice of others. Here Suzi Rockett and Lisa Thornton share their experiences of being on the course.
The Chief Social Workers in England are working together to implement the social care WRES. Here, Isabelle Trowler reflects on the importance of the WRES and empowering all social workers, regardless of ethnicity.
Philippa Shoesmith, Workforce Development Manager, shares Stockport Council’s journey to provide the best possible experience of digital placements to students during the coronavirus pandemic.
Isabelle Trowler, Chief Social Worker for Children and Families, reflects on her plans for World Social Work Day 2021 and expresses her admiration and respect for everything that social workers do.
Farrah Khan MBE and Sharon Davidson, co-chairs of the Principal Child and Family Social Worker (PCFSW) Network, share the values that inspired them to become social workers and reflect on the power of the relationships they have built with families.
As the Step Up to Social Work programme opens for 2021 applicants, current students share their motivations for joining the course and their experiences so far.