All social workers in England must undertake continuous professional development if they wish to remain registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC) and continue to practice as a social worker.[/vc_column_text]
The guiding principles of ASYE are:
- Regular and structured supervision;
- Workload management;
- Professional development;
- Development time to focus on continuing professional development needs.
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They provide Induction Courses (Level 3), Specialist Courses (Level 3), Management courses (Level 5) in Adult Care. They also provide the courses below. If any of these interest you call 0800 1777 733 for more information.
Courses for Adult Social Workers
- Safeguarding of vulnerable adults
- Mental capacity act
Harmful Sexual Behaviours
- Identifying and managing sexually harmful behaviours in residential settings
- AIM2 Assessment of adolescents who display sexually harmful behaviour
Working with Parents
- CAN Training offer a range of specialist short courses around parenting young children and the development of young children.
Research in Practice provides a range of learning resources and events:
- Case Law and Legal Summaries
- Evaluation services
- Learning events
- Research and Policy Updates
- Tailored Support
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Here are some examples the HCPC gives of CPD activities:
- Work-based learning: reflecting on experiences, considering feedback from service users, being a member of a committee.
- Professional activity:mentoring or teaching others, being an expert witness, giving presentations at conferences.
- Formal education:going on courses, doing research, distance learning, planning or running a course.
- Self-directed learning: reading articles, reviewing books and articles, updating knowledge through using the internet.