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Social Work Best Practice

This section provides a range of training for qualified social workers. Only people with a social work professional qualification can practise in Wales and throughout the UK.

Social workers promote wellbeing and improve outcomes for people, focusing on what matters to people who need care and support. Post-qualifying training courses are also available for qualified social workers under the Qualifications section on this website.

Please be aware of your responsibility to undertake CPD as part of maintaining your Social Care Wales registration (90 hours over 3 years).

Conflict Management and Personal Safety

This training course is a one day event and is one of the mandatory training sessions for Newly Qualified Social Workers in their First Year of Practice.

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Court Skills / Best Evidence / PLO Process

Qualified Social Workers in Children Services.

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Critical Reflection in Practice

This is the First in a Series of Three Developmental Workshops for Newly Qualified Social Workers in their First Year of Practice. It is important to note that these workshops also prepare newly qualified social workers for work to be completed in the Consolidation Programme for second year of practice.

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Introduction to the Mental Capacity Act (including DoLS)

Team Managers, Social Workers and Social Work Assistants. Registered Care Home Managers and Deputies from both the local authority and the independent sector. Priority will be given to members of staff who have not previously attended this training.

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Life Journey Work

Social Work Professionals

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Loss and Bereavement

Social Workers in Children Services

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Mentoring Social Workers in their First Year in Practice

Qualified Social Workers with a minimum of 3 years post qualifying experience, Senior Social Work Practitioners, Professional Leads and Team Managers (Social Work Qualified) who wish to become Mentors for newly qualified social workers during their first year in practice.

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Outcome Focused Practice

Mandatory training for social work staff based in CTLDs.

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