Consultation outcome

Knowledge and skills for child and family social work

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Detail of outcome

Summary of responses, the government response, and the final statement.

Original consultation


We're seeking views on the knowledge and skills child and family social workers should have.

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Consultation description

This consultation seeks views on the draft statement of knowledge and skills, as a statement:

  • of what a child and family social worker needs to know at the end of a first year in practice
  • to inform the teaching content of qualifying programmes, to properly equip those studying to become effective child and family social workers


Published 31 July 2014
Last updated 28 November 2014 + show all updates
  1. Added government response document.
  2. First published.