GSCC wants compulsory post-qualifying awards

February 2009
Community Care;2/12/2009, Issue 1757, p5
The article reports on the plan of the General Social Care Council (GSCC) to redevelop the post-qualifying training for social workers which includes making a compulsory or re-registration for each social worker in England. The curriculum may include two awards including on safeguarding and on forensic social work. According to Mike Wardle, GSCC chief executive, the qualified social workers could be expected to achieve a specialist-level post-qualifying award.


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