The government is launching a training programme for social workers designed to ‘sharpen’ their skills around making permanency decisions, it will be optional and based on a new draft knowledge and skills statement on achieving permanence.
The government has re-stated its commitment to provide social workers with more opportunities for professional development.
Download the government report here: Putting children first – Delivering our vision for excellent children’s social care
Read more via Community Care: Government scheme to ‘sharpen’ social work skills on permanency
The consultation on the draft knowledge and skills statement closes 9 September. More about how to contribute: here