Impact assessment

Social work assessment and accreditation system: impact assessment

Impact analysis of a new national assessment and accreditation system for child and family social workers on specific protected groups.

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An assessment of the impact a national assessment and accreditation system for child and family social workers will have on groups of people with relevant protected characteristics.

The relevant protected characteristics, identified in the Equality Act 2010, include:

  • disability
  • gender reassignment
  • pregnancy and maternity
  • race
  • religion or belief
  • sex and sexual orientation

Our child and family social work reform plan and a report on the ‘Assessment and accreditation proof of concept’ are also available.

Published 20 December 2016