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Social work students

The following resources have been made available for social work students. Please keep checking the site as new resources are added regularly.

Download: Student Development Group January - June 2019 (pdf file 40 KB)

Practice placements

In this short video, Diane from Herefordshire Home-Start (voluntary sector) discusses student practice placements. Video published by The University of Worcester.


Download: Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) (.pptx, 1663kb)

Download: CV and Interview Skills Workshop (.pptx, 1557kb)

Download: Data Protection Session (.pptx, 1229kb)

Download: Direct Payments Useful Links (.docx, 17kb)

Download: Direct Payments (.pptx, 188kb)

Download: Disguised Compliance (.pptx, 629kb)

Download: Models and Theories of Grief and Bereavement (.pptx, 1055kb)

Download: Safeguarding and Review Managers (.pptx, 84kb)

Download: Time Management: Tips, Techniques and Planning (.pptx, 865kb)

Child sexual exploitation

Download: Child Sexual Exploitation Presentation 2017 (.pptx, 381kb)

Download: Child Sexual Exploitation Pre-Checklist (.pptx, 78kb)

Download: Referral to Integrated Sexual Health Services (.pptx, 81kb)

Emotional resilience

Download: Emotional Resilience (.pptx, 783kb)

Download: Resilience Questionnaire (.pptx, 256kb)

Working with people who use substances

Download: Child Safeguarding Triangle (.pptx, 337kb)

Download: Child protection L3 resources (9 March 2018) (.doc 108kb)

Download: Teaching Scenario - Mick  (.doc, 32kb)

Download: Teaching Scenario - Young Woman (.doc, 32kb)

Download: Student Group Presentation (20 April 2018) (.pptx, 575kb)


August 2018 via BASW

Campaigning for better working conditions and wellbeing for social workers

23 October 2018 via Community Care

Questioning the use of ‘failure to protect in domestic violence cases’

18 October 2018 via Community Care

The use of technology in Adult Social Care

17 September 2018 via The Scotsman

West Lothian scheme to prevent youth homelessness is first of its kind in UK

20 July 2018 via Community Care

Supreme Court outlines nine key principles of section 20 practice

15 June 2018 via Community Care

Why we should want more parents to challenge social workers

12 June 2018 via Willis Palmer
The Department for Work and Pensions has been urged to improve support for care leavers

16 May 2018 via Community Care

How to better safeguard people with learning disabilities from forced marriage

6 April 2018 via Community Care
Information standard aims to link health and care sector 

4 April 2018 via Community Care
Could a service's social work culture determine whether a child is taken into care?

7 March 2018 via Community Care

Criminal offences for social workers who fail to act on abuse rejected by government

1 March 2018 via Community Care
How a council is using AI to predict support needs 

27 November 2017 via Community Care:
Strengths-based questions for social work assessments: quick tips

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