Reforms in Social Work Education

What's Changing in Social Work and Social Work Education?

An information pack prepared by the University of Bedfordshire and partner agencies to provide headlines on key developments

Social Work - Powerpoint slideSocial work and social work education are undergoing change as a suite of reforms recommended by the Social Work Task Force and further developed by the Social Work Reform Board take effect. At the same time the Health and Care professions Council (HCPC) has become the new regulator for social work and a new professional body - The College of Social Work (TCSW) has been established.

The reforms were developed by listening to and working with social workers, social work students, employers, universities, people who use services and carers and researchers over a 2 year period with the aim of improving practice and raising the profile of the profession. They affect all social workers and social work students.

Some people will be more aware of these reforms than others. This pack has been prepared by the University of Bedfordshire in discussion with our partner agencies and provides headlines on key developments together with a number of links so that you can read more detail about those areas which are of particular interest to you.



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