Posted By : Social Work Resources
|Create Date||October 16, 2015|
|Last Updated||October 19, 2015|
Achieving the best possible development, life chances and outcomes for children is the goal of continuous professional development (CPD) for qualified social workers working with looked after children and in fostering, adoption and special guardianship. The social work task will include working closely with children, with birth, foster and adoptive family members and with a range of professionals in their own and other agencies. It requires particular knowledge, skills and values, which need to be linked and integrated with the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF), both in terms of content and levels, and with the standards of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). This guide is intended for use by higher education institutions, independent sector training organisations and in-house local authority training. institutions, independent sector training organisations and in-house local authority training. This CPD training framework should be used with reference to the curriculum guide for continuing professional development (CPD) on pre-proceedings and court-related skills in cases concerning the care and protection of children.