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Social Work Training Development of the professional self

  1. 1. The Future of Social Work CPDTraining Is Now HereElevate Training & Development
  2. 2. The New Approach to CPDChanged from the General Social Care CounciltoHealth & Care Professions Council requirements forCPDElevate Training & Development
  3. 3. The New Approach to CPDContinuing professional development is essentialto ensure that social workers remainup to date with professional developments, andcan adjust their practice in line with newevidenceElevate Training & Development
  4. 4. The New Approach to CPDRecognition that learning can, and does, takeplace in a range of different ways andcircumstances. It is not always associated with acourse and the development need may be metthrough a range of different activities.Elevate Training & Development
  5. 5. The New Approach to CPDOutcomes of learning and career developmentroutes are identifiedwithin the professional capabilities framework(PCF)Elevate Training & Development
  6. 6. PCFElevate Training & Development
  7. 7. The New Approach to CPD“Social workers will be supported by employers and expected totake professional responsibility for developing their skills to ahigh professional level, through undertaking learning anddevelopment activities over and above the corestandards required for re-registration with HCPC”The College Of Social WorkElevate Training & Development
  8. 8. The New Approach To CPDThis principle makes explicit the need for social workers to takeresponsibility for identifying and meeting their individual professionalneeds. Learning activities will arise from everyday work, as well as anyother requirements imposed by external circumstances ororganisational needs. Professional social workers are expected to beproactive in identifying needs and ways of meeting themElevate Training & Development
  9. 9. Social Work Reform Board & TCSW8 Standards for Employers of SW in England and SupervisionFrameworkThis is a requirement for Recruiters too!6. Provide opportunities for CPD, as well as access to research andpractice guidance7. Ensure social workers can maintain their professional registration8. Establish effective partnerships with HE institutions and otherorganisations to support the delivery of SW education and CPDElevate Training & Development
  10. 10. The New Approach to CPDGOOD NEWS FORRECRUITERS!Elevate Training & Development
  11. 11. The New Approach to CPDNo Training is the right training, CPD should bebased on the needs of the social worker todevelop the professional-self using a range oftraining which supports self learning anddevelopment with the social worker evidencingthrough their portfolio how they use thislearning for the benefit of service usersElevate Training & Development
  12. 12. A Range of L&D- Action learning sets- Access to research- Professional supervision- Critical incident analysis- Critical reflectionElevate Training & Development
  13. 13. Broadening OpportunitiesIn-houseExternalDistance learning coursesAcademically accredited modules/courses“Master Classes”Master Level CPD coursesElevate Training & Development
  14. 14. The New Approach to CPDEven with out the onus from the Reform Boardfor employers to support this developmentRecruiters still need to ensure their locum socialworkers are fit for purpose and support them toregister a portfolio in line with these changes,helping them to track their CPDElevate Training & Development
  15. 15. The Challenge for RecruitersHow do you evidence locum Social worker to re-registration, assess their learning needs, offerCPD so that they can stay employable?Elevate Training & Development
  16. 16. The Challenge for RecruitersLearning and development needs must now beidentified, planned for and monitoredthrough annual appraisal cycles andsupervisionElevate Training & Development
  17. 17. The Challenge for RecruitersMechanisms for recognising and recording CPD activitieswill be established to provide clarity of process, and portability across the countryHow will this be possible for Locum Social Workers whomove frequently from job to job?Elevate Training & Development
  18. 18. Meeting The New Approach NowFocus not on hours but the regulator expects a range of plannedlearning activities through out the 2 year period with reflection onthe impact of practice of that learning. Each time it comes to an endeach worker will have to summarise their CPD and its impact, startingat 2012. A random 2.5 % of SWs be chosen to as evidenceIt is important that social workers keep their learning logElevate Training & Development
  19. 19. The Regulator: HCPC Website1. Maintain a continuous, up-to-date and accurate record of theirCPD activities;2. Demonstrate that their CPD activities are a mixture of learningactivities relevant to current or future practice;3. Seek to ensure that their CPD has contributed to the quality oftheir practice and service delivery;4. Seek to ensure that their CPD benefits the service user; and5. Upon request, present a written profile (which must be their ownwork and supported by evidence) explaining how they have met thestandards for CPD.Whenever a profession renews its registration, we randomly audit(check) the CPD of 2.5 per cent of professionals from that profession.Those registrants who are chosen for audit must submit a CPDprofile to show how their CPD meets our standardsElevate Training & Development
  20. 20. How To Meet the RequirementsStandard 1. (HCPC)Make sure your locums are keeping a continuousrecord or log of the types and dates of activitiesthey are doing – A CPD profile : List covering 2years and an individual learning plansElevate Training & Development
  21. 21. How To Meet The RequirementsStandard 2.Have the evidence accessible in one place so itcan be printed off for the Regulators if required,this is the portfolio – including a detailedpersonal statementElevate Training & Development
  22. 22. How To Meet The RequirementsStandard 3.Make sure your locums have been doingreflective logs of a good standard on a regularbasis over the 2 years - using a reflectivetemplate that shows developmentElevate Training & Development
  23. 23. How To Meet The RequirementsStandard 4.Ensure that the reflective logs that your locumsare doing over the 2 years - identify the impactof their development on service usersElevate Training & Development
  24. 24. How To Meet The RequirementsStandard 5.Give the Regulators the completed portfolios ofall your locums if requested – an easy to useprocess of gathering informationElevate Training & Development
  25. 25. The CPD Profile For Locum SocialWorkersA CPD profile has four components:List of CPD activities (for the last two years)Summary of recent work (for the last twoyears) - 500 words maximumStatement of how standards have been met -1,500 words maximumSupporting evidenceElevate Training & Development
  26. 26. How We Assist Portal For Locum Social WorkersePortfolioReflective Log TemplateTraining Needs AnalysisCPD TrainingASYE – Assessed and Supported Year In EmploymentLearning and Development AdvisorElevate Training & Development