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Learning Disability Week: adult social work's statement of intent

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capabilities statement and continuing professional development pathway

I am delighted the capability statement for social work practice has been published this week to coincide with Learning Disability Week. The principles of human rights, social justice and valuing the dignity and worth of each individual are at the …

You never stop learning as a social worker - but a good start helps

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Nicola Shawyer on her graduation day, throwimg her mortar board high in the air and smiling

Our Chief Social Worker for Adults Lyn Romeo recently attended the London Borough of Bexley Adult Social Work forum where she met consultant social worker, Nicola Shawyer. Nicola's story of continuous professional development to improve her practice, that of the students she supervises, and its impact on improving outcomes for vulnerable people, is exemplified in an innovative induction pack of her own devising. Social workers in training? Start here!

BASW and RiPfA unite on projects to improve social work practice

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One of the reasons I chose social work as a profession is the way it constantly evolves to take on new challenges, skills and responsibilities. As much as we lead the way in person-centred care, we also react to the …

Alcohol and other drug use: we must support adults as well as children

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My latest guest blogger, Professor Sarah Galvani, leads UK research on substance use in social work education and practice. Her work includes a focus on alcohol and other drug use in association with a range of social and health care …