Professional development and reflective supervision, managing expectations and workloads
The session outlines the basic requirements of the post qualifying programme for both the PA and the NQSW and explores how this can be achieved via managing the expectations of both the NQSW & the assessor, appropriate workload management and effective reflective supervision (Tuesday 7th June 2022 - 9:15am to 12:30pm; 3 CPD hours).
Direct observations, gathering feedback and reporting progress
This course explores how to ensure the NQSW is developing as a well-rounded practitioner, able to work with their own team, other professionals, their primary service user and the service user’s wider network. Assessors need to be able to undertake a holistic assessment process and triangulate the evidence and use this to support the NQSW in their learning journey (Wednesday 17th August 2022 - 9:15am to 12:30pm; 3 CPD hours).
Assessing the quality of evidence and addressing concerns
This course explores what to look for in terms of quality of evidence and also explores how to identify if there are concerns with an NQSW’s progress and how to take these forward to improve practice or address any serious concerns around ability or suitability (Wednesday 19th October 2022 - 9:15am to 12:30pm; 3 CPD hours).
Wellbeing in the workplace and professional leadership
The session explores the importance of ensuring the well-being of NQSW’s in the workplace recognising the unique pressures NQSW’s may experience. In addition this course explore the importance of modelling professional leadership and encouraging NQSW’s to develop as independent and confident practitioners (Tuesday, 6th December 2022 - 9:15am to 12:30pm; 3 CPD hours).
BASW Newly Qualified Social Worker Programme
The course will explore the impact of our own values, bias and beliefs on understanding, assessing and managing risk including an exploration of whether this makes our practice risk adverse or conversely prompts unsafe risk-taking. The principles of safe accountable positive risk-taking will be explored. Recording decision-making around risk will also be covered.
More CPD events
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