Our Reflective Practice Groups evaluation by Dr Amanda Lees provides a robust range of evidence showing the constructive impact on staff at various organisational levels of a year-long programme. The largely positive, mixed picture shows both the strengths of reflective practice groups and areas for further development.
This is a reminder to please cancel your standing order to CfSWP if you’ve not done so already, as from May 20th this year we reduced the fee to zero.
News Update from the CfSWP AGM with two important decisions being voted in.
One of our members, Deborah Amas, is undertaking some research into the use of self in social work and needs research participants - could this be you?
"Social work in the age of social media and post truth" from Sharon Shoesmith's perspective shed some uncomfortable light on our profession's relationship with the public, and at the same time inspired hope.
On world social work day we hope that our relationship based practice community will be able to grow and thrive in sustainable environments that are concerned with and attuned to the importance of relationships.
CfSWP is delighted to recommend this collaboration between the SIRCC Journal and the International Journal of Social Pedagogy on 'Love in professional practice’ edited by Dr Mark Smith.
In order to honour and recognise Olive’s significant contribution as a founder, Chair and subsequently a patron of the Centre for Social Work Practice, the Centre will be awarding an essay prize of £300 in Olive’s memory.
The essay should be based on a piece of practice which embodies and reflects the objects of the Centre, that is, the promotion of relationship based social work as central to social work practice today.
The Olive Stevenson’s Essay award was presented in this, the inaugural year of the award, to Deborah Foote for her paper 'I want to move placement'