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The Centre for Post Qualifying Social Work on Partnerships

The Centre for Post Qualifying Social Work on Partnerships

  Learn to Care and SWC to provide advice and guidance on the developing CPD agenda including the publication further guidance materials for the sector. Partnerships, Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL): Supporting Work Force Development across the Social Care Sector, Third Edition. We first published the first edition of [...]

Eating Disorder Week at BU 2012

Eating Disorder Week at BU 2012

To mark Eating Disorders Awareness week, which is between 20-26 February, Bournemouth University (BU) is providing a lecture which is open to staff, students and the wider community. The lecture is entitled Eating Disorders; Promoting Wellbeing, led by Dr Ciaran Newell (Consultant Nurse). The lecture will explore the causes of eating disorders; in particular the [...]

Midwife receives press recognition for success

Midwife receives press recognition for success

Midwifery lecturer Denyse King, from the School Of Health and Social Care, is the first midwife to register on the UK public health register. This means that Denyse can work closely with service providers in the NHS to produce services for a healthier population. The register chose Denyse for her wealth of experience and extensive [...]

Critical thinking and professional judgement for social work

Critical thinking and professional judgement for social work

Professional judgement, communication and critical reflection are vital aspects of a social worker’s role and a new book, ‘Critical thinking and professional judgement for social work’, aims to empower post-qualifying students to develop these skills. Author Lynne Rutter from the Centre for Post Qualifying Social Work at Bournemouth Universityexplains more about professional learning, a new [...]

Ground-breaking report published by BU research centre

Ground-breaking report published by BU research centre

A new report that will serve as a blueprint for effective leadership in social work and social care has just been published by the Centre for Post-Qualifying Social Work at BournemouthUniversity. Entitled ‘Leadership and Management Development for Social Work and Social Care: Creating Leadership Pathways of Progression’, the ground-breaking report is co-authored by Professor Keith [...]