Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and SWRB Requirements
Wednesday 26 September 2018, 12.30- 1.30pm
Presenter: Barbara Gilray
Barbara is the Principal Advisor (Social Work Practice) at the Social Workers Registration Board and she has been in this role for the last 6 years. Previous social work practice has included 15 years at Oranga Tamariki (the then CYF) in a variety of social work roles including 6.5 years as a Care and Protection Co-ordinator, Supervisor, Team Leader and Senior Advisory Office in National Office. Subsequent to joining the SWRB Barbara was the Director of Catholic Social Services in Wellington.
Barbara presents a number of books which she states will be useful for social workers. These books are:
“Working with families – Strength based approaches”: – Jackie Sanders and Robyn Munford
“Cultural Safety in Aotearoa/New Zealand”: – Edited by Dianne Wepa
“Working with Whanau” : – Awhina Hollis-English and Rachael Selby.
Navigating CPD, SWRB requirements and some advice and support around Core Competency 6: Competence to understand and articulate social work theories, indigenous practice knowledge, other relevant theories, and social work practice methods and models.
- Know SWRB requirements for a CPD log
- Ability to write appropriate critical reflections for your CPD log
- State what comprises Core Competency 6, describe appropriate CPD related to CC6 and write critical reflections which meet SWRB standards
SWRB Core Competencies 6, 9.