ASYE Certification FAQ

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For those who don't know, we now have an FAQ page for the ASYE certification process. We have done this because since taking over the ASYE certification process in November 2015, we have had a number of questions and queries. These are questions we get asked on a regular basis, we thought this would help to save some time for those requesting certificates.

Children and Families ASYE Certificate Handover

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Daisy Bogg Consultancy are no longer producing Children and Families Social Work ASYE certificates, they are now being produced by the Department for Education. All queries and requests for these certificates should be directed to Socialworkreform.SG@education.gov.uk using this spread sheet dfe-certificate-request-spreadsheet Certificates applied for between the 10th October 2016 - 3rd November 2016 have not been done and have been sent over to the DfE. Hopefully these will

SCIE Resources: Using the Mental Capacity Act – New Film

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A new film explains explains the basics of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) for those who may need the protections it offers.  The video, from the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), is invaluable for anyone who comes across the MCA, from frontline staff to care home owners and from carers to people who use services. The film features people who may have need of the

PSW Survey

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We have recently hosted a survey for all PSW's to take part in and have their say. With the PSW role well established in both Children and Families and Adults social work, the network thought this would be a good opportunity to reflect on the last few years, as well as think about priorities for the future. The survey gave PSW's the opportunity to identify both achievements

Free Training Sessions – Train the Trainer

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Free Training The Department of Health has commissioned RiPfA to develop tools and resources to support social work practice with carers. We are running 3 free workshops (London, Birmingham and Bristol) to introduce the tools and resources. The workshops are running as train the trainer events so are aimed at people already in a role where they can influence others, including PSWs, Carers, Leads or Workforce

Press release – End of Life Social Work Resource

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Press release New Resource to help people benefit from social work at the end of their life ‘I think the most important support is time, the giving of time, people finding time for you, and the freedom to ask questions. Having someone independent to go to just to talk through and to say ‘I’m upset, I’m confused’ and just to gain reassurance, because it’s an awful

Press Release

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Dear All, We are delighted to announce that our resource, The Role of Social Workers in Palliative, End of Life and Bereavement Care, has just been published at www.apcsw.org.uk/resources/social-work-role-eol.pdf and www.basw.co.uk/the_role_of_social_workers_in_palliative_care This resource aims to ensure that people benefit from good social work at the end of their life, and that those close to them are supported during this time and into bereavement. We want this

ASYE Certificates lost in transition

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Daisy Bogg Consultancy (DBC) is aware that there are some newly qualified social workers who have successfully completed ASYE but who have not been able to receive a certificate because of the gap between the closure of The College of Social Work and the granting of the ASYE certification contract to DBC. This covers the period June 2015 to December 2015. We would like to hear

Social Work Reform – Letter from Graham Archer, Director of Child Protection & Social Work Reform

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From: Gina.HENDERSON@education.gsi.gov.uk On Behalf Of Graham.Archer@education.gsi.gov.uk Sent: 14 January 2016 14:29 Subject: Letter from Graham Archer Dear Colleague, As you are aware, the Department for Education is planning to take forward an ambitious set of reforms and today we published the government’s vision for children’s social care reform. And the Secretary of State, Nicky Morgan announced in a speech today: A new regulatory body for social

New Body for Social Workers Announced

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From Community Care, 14th January 2016 A new body will take responsibility for social work standards, training and regulation of the profession, education secretary Nick Morgan announced today. In a speech about reforming children’s social work, Morgan announced plans for a new body with “a relentless focus on raising the quality of social work, education, training and practice in both children’s and adult’s social work”. A