Opportunity to complete a short survey on PSW’s training/learning needs.

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At the last PCFSW National Network Meeting, it was agreed that we would conduct a survey of learning and development needs of PSWs. The questions are based on suggestions made at that meeting, as well as issues identified through the PSW survey carried out by Daisy Bogg Consultancy in 2017 and other topics that have arisen during the year. However, there may well be other aspects

Let us help you get back into Social Work.

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You know what it takes to be a great social worker. After all, you used to be one. You also know that a social worker can improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in our communities. Getting back into the profession after a period away from work can be tough but with the right support, you can regain the confidence, experience and knowledge you need

Mersey Care Annual Mental Health Social Care Conference 2017

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Mersey Care Annual Mental Health Social Care Conference  Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat What is the reality? The Social Perspective  with Janet Davies - Chief Executive and General Secretary, Royal College of Nursing will contribute at the Trust Annual Mental Health Social Care Conference this year. The conference has become a leading National and International event attracting prominent speakers across health and Social Care sectors. Sharon

PSW Survey 2017

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Dear PSW's, The survey for PSW's 2017 is now here and it is live ready for responses. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/PSWSurvey17 The intention of this year’s survey is, as required by the Department of Health and the Department for Education, to ‘capture benefits the network has delivered to individual PSWs and identify themes for the coming year’. This survey is for PSWs only and the responses will therefore represent

International Zero Tolerance to FGM Day 2017

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We are helping to spread the word of FGM Day and letting you know what can do to help spread the word or even get involved. There are lots of meetings and workshops happening around this day, see what's happening in or around your region. FGM Poster You can share/circulate this poster wherever you feel necessary and let people know about this. Twitter - if you are on

Calling all Social Workers!

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NHS Digital are inviting as many social workers as possible all across children’s and adults’ services in England, to share their experiences and suggestions. This can be done by completing a very quick survey. Please share this with all your social work colleagues, in which ever way you can! The survey is available to take part in until the 24th January 2017. By completing the short

Adults PSW Network Blog Page

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Keep up to date with blogs and events by checking out this page, it is updated all the time with new blogs from many people. By having this page all the blogs which are relatable to Adult Social Work are able to read all in one place. The page also keeps up to date with current subjects and creates a good build up to events. Page

NEW FREE WORKSHOPS – Tackling FGM in MH Services

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Update from the 25th November 2016, The International Day of Elimination Against Women, during the 16 days of activism.    The Department of Health have set up some new free workshops for tackling Female Genital Mutilation in Mental Health services. These workshops are for mental health professionals and will run from February 2017 - March 2017, there are 5 workshops in different parts of the country and

Hospital Social Work Day – 7th December 2016

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Following last year's MCA unwise decision day the APSW Network have agreed to launch and support a national Hospital Social Work Day. This day will be a great opportunity to raise awareness of acute hospital based social work and the exceptional work, practice and passion that this group of social workers bring to what is an increasingly tough role. This day is to highlight and thank these social workers who

Call for Social Worker’s – Information & Technology

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NHS Digital call for social workers to help shape the future of info If you are interested and want to input contact enquiries@nhsdigital.nhs.uk using the email title "social care research." http://content.digital.nhs.uk/article/7488/NHS-Digital-call-for-social-workers-to-help-shape-the-future-of-information-and-technology