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Government scheme to ‘sharpen’ social work skills on permanency

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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

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