Links and Resources
Online PE Webinars
Here is the link to our first PE Webinar, hosted by Siobhan MacLean. Values and ethics. New ways of working in practice education. First broadcast on Friday 8th January 2021.
USEFUL COVID RELATED RESOURCES
Some resources for Practice Education during the Covid Restrictions.
Thanks for the above to Caroline Money on behalf of Kirklees Council and Leeanne Olivant on behalf of University of Huddersfield and to @SherwynSicat at Brunel University and the BASW PEPS subgroup.
USEFUL WEB LINKS FOR PRACTICE EDUCATORS
UK Practice Teaching and Education Organisations
- The Scottish Organisation for Practice Teaching (ScOPT) www.scopt.co.uk
- National Organisation for Practice Teaching (NOPT – England) www.nopt.org
Regulatory Bodies for Social Work
The Social Work profession is regulated by Social Work England. all social workers have had to be registered with Social Work England since December 2019. Users of Social Work services and other professional colleagues can check the register of social workers here. At the moment SWE does not note a Social Worker’s Practice Education qualifications.
Professional Bodies and Associations for Social Work
The British Association of Social Workers (BASW) www.basw.co.uk is a well established professional association for social workers in the UK.
The International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) www.ifsw.org . On the IFSW website you can access the current International definition of Social Work and an International Declaration of Ethics in Social Work: Statement of Principles.
Practice Education Resources
Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) www.scie.org.uk An online resource of good practice guidance, research and learning materials for social care and social work.
NICE (www.nice.org.uk/) also provides a range of information to support social workers and Practice Educators.
Asking about and responding to domestic violence and abuse – recorded webinar
Recognising and responding to domestic violence and abuse – quick guide for social workers
Building independence through planning for transition – a quick guide for practitioners supporting young people to help build independence through planning for transition
Improving young people’s experiences in transition to and from inpatient mental health settings – a quick guide for practitioners supporting young people with mental health needs
Reducing the risk of violent and aggressive behaviours – a quick guide for managers of mental health services for young people
Assessment and diagnosis of autism: what to expect – a quick guide for young people and their families
Enabling positive lives for autistic adults– a quick guide for social workers
Getting help to overcome abuse – a quick guide for young people receiving support after abuse
Therapeutic interventions after abuse and neglect – a quick guide for practitioners and managers supporting children, young people and families after abuse and neglect
Evidence for strengths and asset-based outcomes – a quick guide for social workers
Using NICE guidance in social work – fictional scenarios with links to guidance
Using NICE guidance in social work – examples for principal social workers
How social workers can evidence CPD – podcast with social work leaders
NICE developed a blog for Research in Practice to demonstrate different NICE resources which could be used for CPD.
Social workers shared examples of their evidence-informed practice and CPD in this blog.