Social Work in the UK Paul Harvey & Sue O’Halloran Social Work, University of Cumbria, UK.
IASSW & IFSW (2001) definition: ‘The SW profession promotes social change, problem solving in human relationships and the empowerment and liberation of people to enhance wellbeing. Utilising theories of human behaviour and social systems, social work intervenes at the points where people interact with their environments. Principles of human rights and social justice are fundamental to social work’.
MA Social Work: GSCCAccreditation The Department of Health requirements for MA SW. The General Social Care Council Code of Practice for Social Workers. The Quality Assurance Agency Social Work bench marks. The National Occupational Standards for Social Work.
Social Work Education Web Sources www.gscc.org.uk www.scie.org.uk www.swap.ac.uk www.dh.gov.uk www.learningmatters.co.uk www.cumbria.ac.uk
Who is who ? Sue.OHalloran@cumbria.ac.uk Principal Lecturer in Social Work, Social Work Subject Quality Group for BA, MA, AMHP, Post Qualifying, Lead. Paul.firstname.lastname@example.org Senior Lecturer in Social Work MA Social Work Programme and International Social Work Lead.