Forensic mental health social work: capabilities framework

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Bogg, Daisy; Barcham, Claire
Department of Health
Date of publication
1 November 2016
Social Work, Social Care and Social Services, Mental health services, Health Services
Social welfare
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The forensic social work capabilities framework is designed to build upon the generic requirements set out in the professional capabilities framework (PCF) for social workers.

The new capabilities, set within the existing domains of the PCF, set out a framework for post-qualifying progression and development for social workers practising within forensic mental health settings.

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