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HCPC response to DfE consultation on Knowledge and skills: practice leaders and practice supervisors

The Department for Education sought views on two draft statements of knowledge and skills:

• for practice supervisors of child and family social workers

• for practice leaders of child and family social work

The statements will be used together with the previously-published knowledge and skills for Approved Child and Family Practitioners, to develop a national assessment and accreditation system for child and family social workers. The system will apply to three levels of practice: Approved Child and Family Practitioner (ACFP); Practice Supervisor (PS); and Practice Leader (PL).