Consultation outcome

Social work: knowledge and skills for supervisors and leaders

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Government response to the consultation, along with a summary of responses received and details of next steps.

Read the ‘Knowledge and skills statements for child and family social work’.

Original consultation


We're seeking views on the knowledge and skills that practice supervisors and practice leaders in child and family social work should have.

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Consultation description

We invite your views on 2 new draft statements of knowledge and skills for:

  • practice supervisors of child and family social workers
  • practice leaders of child and family social work

Alongside the statement of knowledge and skills for approved child and family practitioners, we’ll use these statements to develop a national assessment and accreditation system for child and family social workers.


Published 28 July 2015
Last updated 19 November 2015 + show all updates
  1. Added government response to the consultation.
  2. First published.