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Social work resources

This section provides resources for practice educators and social work students, including downloadable documents, current placements and relevant articles and videos.

Featured articles

26/04/18: Why we need to face our mortality

04/02/18: How social workers reflect in action and when and why they don't: the possibilities and limits to reflective practice in social work, by Harry Ferguson 

Useful Links

Herefordshire Disability United 

British Association of Social Workers 

Skills for Care

Social Work England (which will be the new social work regulator for social workers in England)

One Stop Social - A specialist social work and care professional's hub



The following resources have been made available for practice educators and social work students.


Download: Changing hearts and minds in dementia care (.pdf, 296kb)

Download: Creating dementia friendly environments (.pptx, 2084kb)

Download: Dementia research, Dr Simon Evans (.pdf, 2869kb)

Download: Herefordshire Disability United Network News, Autumn 2017 (.pdf, 2456kb)

Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)

Link: CSE: Strategies, Guidance and Tool kits

Health and Care Professions Council

Download: Guidance on social media (.pdf, 233kb)

Social work articles

Download: Luke Davey’s unsuccessful judicial review (.pdf, 528kb)

Department of Health and Social Care

Community Care articles

University of GloucestershireUniversity of WorcesterHeart of Worcester College