Continuous Professional Development

Areas identified for Continuous Professional Development as outlined by BASW for each level of practitioner from Student, ASYE, Qualified, Experienced, Advanced, Strategic.  

Communication

All levels

Relationship
Build Relationships
Manage Relationships
Demonstrate Compassion

Nearly all levels excluding Experienced

Assessment Skills
Assessment Framework
Gather Information
Expand Assessment range
Develop Assessment Expertise

All levels

Interventions
Develop Intervention Skills
Advocacy
Promote Change
Manage Resistance
Community Support Systems
Encourage Independence
Crisis Intervention
Expand Intervention Range
Develop an expert Intervention

All levels

Decision Making
Problem Solving
Solving Complex Situations
Evidenced Reasoning
Critical Thinking
Planning

Nearly all levels excluding Experienced & Advanced

Assessing Risk
Protection
Promote Safeguarding
All levels
Nearly all levels excluding Advanced & Strategic

Professional Conduct
Information Management
Law
Challenging Situations
Support Others
Research & Development
Leadership

All levels
Nearly all levels excluding Advanced
Law – Unspecified
Only Advanced & Strategic
Only Advanced & Strategic
Only Advanced & Strategic
Only Strategic