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Find out about the latest news about Independent Social Work and information relevant to those who have, and are involved with people with learning disabilities.

This news page is updated regularly, so please check back frequently for the latest happenings in the world of social work. 

Well Mind Skills for positive mental wellbeing 11 April 2015 read more
Thursday 5th March 2015
Expressions of interest for forthcoming Achieving Best Evidence training for Social workers working with Adults in need of Safeguarding Proposed dates: 5 day course – 7th – 11th April 2014... read more
Thursday 26th September 2013
We are shortly to announce training courses for individual purchase. These courses will be CPD awarded and cover the following subjects: Learning Disability
Autism 
Mentally disordered offendersâ€... read more
Wednesday 12th June 2013
We provide a full range of courses for all levels of staff working with those with Autism & Asperger Syndrome. The programme includes: a basic understanding of what Autism is and the difference to... read more
Wednesday 12th June 2013
This course is designed for staff undertaking the role of Social Supervisor to Conditionally Discharged Patients under s.37/41 MHA 83. This is a practice-based course with a very experienced Social Su... read more
Wednesday 12th June 2013
Saturday 8th June 2013
To all our existing and new independent social workers we are changing the web site and re-registration with us as Independent Social Workers. Shortly you will have a new process of continuing to regi... read more
Saturday 8th June 2013
Introduction to Personality Disorder A one-day course directed at front line social work staff working with parents or carer’s with a diagnosis of Personality Disorder. The course outlines cause... read more
Saturday 8th June 2013
We can provide Autism Awareness courses for all health & social care staff. We can provide half day awareness courses to full day courses. Download Course informationThis what has been said about ... read more
Sunday 3rd March 2013
New: Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Disability, Mental Disorder and Forensic Practice. National frameworks for Mental Health (2004a, 2004b), New Way of Working for Everyone (2007), the Bradl... read more
Sunday 3rd March 2013
This course is specifically designed to enable AMHPs to enhance their understanding of Autism & Asperger Syndrome. The course covers general awareness, the differences between the two conditions; ... read more
Sunday 3rd March 2013
We have a range of training courses for all levels of staff. If you require further information then please let us know.AMHP Training Introductory Course - Mental Health Act Parts II & III Assessm... read more
Friday 11th May 2012
We will shortly have a number of qualified independent social workers available for either one off assessments, short and long term contracts. If you are interested in this service, then please email ... read more
Sunday 26th June 2011