Suitability for social work: ensuring the suitability of social work students to access and continue their training

Author:
CARE COUNCIL FOR WALES
Publisher:
Care Council for Wales
Publication year:
2010
Pagination:
35p.
Place of publication:
Cardiff

This guidance has been developed by the Care Council for Wales (Care Council) in consultation with representatives from programmes providing the Social Work Degree in Wales. This document provides guidance and information about processes undertaken by higher education institutions (HEIs) and their employer partners and the Care Council to ensure the suitability of social work students for training and professional registration. This guidance also seeks to clarify the roles and responsibilities within these processes of the Care Council, Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and their employer partners in making decisions about an individual’s suitability to enrol on a social work degree programme; remain as a student; to enter the social work profession; and suitability to practise following attainment of the professional qualification in respect of periods of post qualification study.

Subject terms:
higher education, quality assurance, Social Work Degrees, student social workers, standards, good practice;
Content type:
practice guidance
Location(s):
Wales
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