The social work profession is in a state of flux including a change of regulator, a new College of Social Work and a new approach to CPD. There is a lot to get to grips with and social workers are now expected to take responsibility for ensuring their professional development needs are met but how to go about it? This book offers social workers the opportunity to be innovative and to take professional control in reflecting on their learning needs and achievements, and enhancing their practice. By developing a professional portfolio social workers can bring all the elements of the changing environment into a single place so that their individual practice lies at the heart of service improvement. But this is a new concept and approach for social workers so this book will help them deal with the process, provide hints, tips and guidance on constructing a portfolio in line with the PCF. It also helps guide critical reflection to support them to learn from their own practice. Evidencing CPD provides a comprehensive guide to support social workers to create and develop their own portfolio and focus on critical reflection as a learning tool for CPD activities.
This timely publication is packed with examples and exercises to support personal portfolio development and is mapped to the different levels of social work progression.
Publisher: Critical Publishing Ltd