Modules are available in the following specialist areas: Children and Families, Work with Adults, Practice Education, Mental Health and Leadership and Management.The modules can be taken on a largely ‘pick and mix' basis and are grouped into specialist areas.
The programmes are evaluated to ensure they continue to meet the needs of social workers. This is for social workers in their first social work role after qualifying.
If you qualified after 1st April 2016 you’ll need to complete this Programme to renew your professional registration.
The programme is delivered by: There is more information on these programmes on Cardiff University's website.
We plan to publish a consultation document on a revised framework in late 2019.
They offer flexibility so that applicants can determine the pace of study selecting from a range of options to create a coherent programme that meets individual needs and interests.
Most candidates are from social work and sponsored by their employing agency to take the MA Advanced Social Work or MA Mental Health.Continuing Professional Education and Learning (CPEL) Framework for Social Workers The Consolidation Programme for Newly Qualified Social Workers Experienced Practice in Social Work (EPSW) Programme Senior Practice in Social Work (SPSW) Programme Consultant Social Work (CSW) Programme Other post qualifying courses Continuing Professional Education and Learning (CPEL) Framework for Social Workers The Consolidation Programme for Newly Qualified Social Workers Experienced Practice in Social Work (EPSW) Programme Senior Practice in Social Work (SPSW) Programme Consultant Social Work (CSW) Programme Other post qualifying courses The CPEL Framework supports social workers while they practise and progress through their careers.The framework has four courses (called programmes).We are an experienced and enthusiastic teaching team, many of whom are registered social workers, with a wide variety of research and subject expertise.Discover more We engage in pioneering research in partnership with communities, practitioners and organisations to develop new knowledge and understanding of contemporary issues in the sector.Some modules are also offered to professionals from a range of disciplines including Health, Law and Education.Multiprofessional education is valued because it helps to foster respect and cooperation between professionals, whilst increasing an understanding of what is special about social work values, knowledge and skills.We are also working with Cardiff University to ensure current CPEL students are fully supported to complete their studies.We are extremely grateful to Cardiff University and Alliance partners at Swansea, Bangor and Glyndwr Universities for the on-going quality of learning delivered, the innovative approach to the programme delivery, their excellent team work and partnership with us.Social work is an interrelated system of values, theory and practice.It seeks to make a difference by working with people to understand their lived experiences and help them to develop their full potential.