Demonstrate professional competence in social work practice Practice Foci A18 Research, analyse, evaluate and use current knowledge of best social work practice
Practice Foci A19 Work within agreed standards of social work practice and ensure own professional development
Practice Foci A20 Manage complex ethical issues, dilemmas and conflicts
Practice Foci A21 Contribute to the promotion of best social work practice
Positive Indicators of Progression To Competence
Negative Indicators of Progression to Competence
Demonstrates the ability to review and update own knowledge with regards to legislation, policy and procedures including recommendations from inquiries
Engages in on-going professional development with regards to evidence based practice, underpinning knowledge base and appropriate models and methods of intervention
Seeks out and uses the expertise of colleagues and other professionals
GENERAL SUMMARY OF OBSERVATION AND STUDENT PERFORMANCE:
Is the Student identifying and addressing issues presented by the Service User/Family/Carer(s)/group? Is the Student responding to the dynamics occurring within the interaction?
SKILLS – demonstrated that are of a competent standard and/or that need to be developed. * (See Question 8 also)
KNOWLEDGE BASE – use of knowledge and theory informing practice and/or aspects that need to be developed? (Legislation; policy and procedures; role and responsibilities; Service User issues; social work methods and process).
ETHICAL PRACTICE – demonstration of the value base in practice, including acknowledgement of NISCC Code of Practice and anti-oppressive perspectives.
FEEDBACK FROM SERVICE USER/or relevant others present