Re-visioning social work education: an independent review

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Croisdale-Appleby, David
Department of Health
Date of publication
27 February 2014
Social Work, Social Care and Social Services, Education and Skills
Social welfare
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This review makes 22 recommendations for the reform of social work training. Reforms proposed include:

  • a generic qualifying course
  • increased specialisation within the degree
  • employers supporting education, including placements
  • improving the ability to provide social workers with the right knowledge, skills and values
  • fast track entry routes for top graduates into adult services

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