Guidance

Knowledge and skills statements for child and family social work

Assessment and accreditation criteria for social workers supporting vulnerable children and families.

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These statements will form the basis of the new national accreditation system for child and family social workers.

They are for:

  • frontline practitioners (staff)
  • practice supervisors
  • practice leaders

Practice supervisors are qualified social workers responsible for:

  • supervising approved child and family social workers
  • developing the skills of teams and individuals involved in child and family social work services

Practice leaders are qualified social workers responsible for:

  • making sure the whole local system for child and family social work practice operates correctly
  • overseeing approved child and family social workers and practice supervisors