Social Work Education in Adult Services

Social Work Education Team provides a service to current and potential Social Workers within Devon County Council and students on external Social Work training courses.

This includes:

  • Social Work Traineeship Scheme – supporting the development of those identified as potential social workers within the Council through qualifying training.
  • Practice Learning – arranging and overseeing the provision of placements for social work students undertaking their qualifying training, as well as ensuring the appropriate assessment of those students. This also includes the preparation and training of those who directly supervise social work students whilst on placement.
    • The Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) Programme – supporting Newly Qualified Social Workers (NQSWs) in receiving consistent support in their first year of practice so they can become confident, competent and capable professionals.
    • Post Qualifying Awards – supporting qualified social workers in undertaking post qualifying training. This includes qualifications in adult social care, leadership and management as well as the specific professional qualifications for Best Interest Assessors (BIA) for Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs)

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