Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE)
The Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) has been developed by Skills for Care, the CWDC, the Department of Health and the Social Work Reform Board. The aim of ASYE is to support newly qualified social workers in their first year of employment. Further information on ASYE can be accessed via the following link to the Skills for Care website.
Knowledge and Skills for Child and Family Social Work
The Knowledge and Skills for Child and Family Social Work, published In July 2014 by the Chief Social Worker for Children and Families, was updated in May 2018. This link takes you to the current guidance available from the UK Government's Safeguarding Children webpages
In January 2016, the Department for Education announced that by 2020, all frontline social workers will need to have passed the tests for Approved Child and Family Practitioner status.
Knowledge and Skills for Social Work in Adult Services
The Knowledge and Skills Statement for Social Workers in Adult Services, published in March 2015 by the Chief Social Worker for Adults, was updated in December 2018.
Department of Health and Social Care Guidance.