The Centre for Social Work Practice was launched at the Tavistock Centre in April 2006 with the aim of promoting relationship-based practice within social work.
The Centre is committed to ensuring that reflective practice, with its focus on relationships, takes its rightful place not only in social work practice, but also in professional development and in the curriculum at all levels of qualifying and post-qualifying training.
The Centre is a collaborative network, and we welcome suggestions about how to develop our activities, and opportunities to expand the range of organisations and individuals involved – so please contact us with your ideas.
The Centre is organised and delivered by a small operational team, associate organisations and volunteers based throughout England and, in time, we hope the whole of the U.K. The Centre is a collaboration among representatives based in:
You can contact us by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Centre directs its range of activities towards three main levels of influence:
The Centre operates via a network of institutions, groups and individuals engaged in practising, teaching, developing and researching relationship-based and therapeutic social work.
Through its activities, to support the development of a new generation of therapeutically trained and experienced practitioners, teachers and researchers to take forward the task of sustaining social work as a relationship based activity.