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Social Work England – Have Your Say on its Identity!

Social Work England is the new national body that is being developed to represent social work in England and they are asking for your views on its identity. “Hemingway Design has been appointed to develop a visual identity to communicate the mission of Social Work England.” However, the group are looking to collaborate with as many people…

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NESWA Annual Appraisal Tool Mapped Against the KSS – Use it Today!

NESWA has been developing a number of pieces of work that aim to ensure that the Knowledge and Skills Statements (KSS) are firmly embedded within organisations that employ registered social workers. The new social work regulator Social Work England has already indicated that when it starts work next autumn it will be looking at how…

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Shining a Spotlight on Suicide Prevention

Within the field of social work, and every increasingly in modern society, the topic of mental health is debated with various focus such as work-based anxiety and stress, depression and suicide. With particular regards to the latter topic, often, many people who engage in the conversation feel ill-equipped and/or ill-informed to fully engage or understand…

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NESWA’s Big BASW Update

As a Social Work Teaching Partnership, we always try to keep up to date with what is going on nationally and we remain in constant dialogue with BASW regarding the changing landscape of social work and how it will impact the North East. To that end, we have the following information to share regarding upcoming…

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Innovation in Practice Learning & Field Education

NESWA are consistently looking to provide greater access to resources for our regional practitioners to assist with their practice and to help develop knowledge and skills across the workforce, whether that be a student or newly qualified social worker or even an experienced practitioner keen to remain up to date, particularly those that Practice Educate…

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Student Placements – Useful Info & Opportunities for Funding

Here at NESWA we like to think we do our bit for Practice Educators and chances are most PEs will be gearing up to take their next student on placement as we speak, if they haven’t already arrived! Below is a document circulated by our Placement Coordinator, Helen, authored by The College of Social Work.…

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Critical Publishing offering support to Practice Educators

Here at NESWA it is no secret that we LOVE practice education and making things better and easier for those who are qualified PEs and those who wish to become a PE. It really is a rewarding pathway on the social work journey. Practice educators and trainers often seek advice from more experienced colleagues who…

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Developing a Profile for the North – Working in Partnership

As a Teaching Partnership, we are tasked with improving practice in the area of the country we serve and developing new opportunities for Social Workers who come to live, work and study in the North East. It is also important to acknowledge that we are working in partnership with Teaching Partnerships across the country, which…

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Filling in the GAPS – National Conference in October

2018 National Conference “Social Work at the Edge” Friday 5th October – 9.30am to 4.30pm Amnesty International, London Tickets £30 (£20 GAPS Members & Students) includes lunch and refreshments GAPS is an organisation promoting relationship-based approaches, and psychodynamic and systemic thinking in social work In 1980s, a group of social workers interested in working with psychodynamic…

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Professionals working with Asylum Seekers & Refugees

Here at NESWA we are always trying to find handy resources to share with our practitioners to help in the daily routine, much like we want to build on the good practice already happening with our own documents and guidance. To that end, please see the following link to Liverpool John Moores University and their…

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