This book provides essential knowledge and skills to address all the new social work education requirements for placements and practice learning. It will help your students successfully pass their compulsory social work placement whilst meeting the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) for Social Workers and developing their professional practice.

Chapter 5: Translating Values and Ethics into Practice

Translating Values and Ethics into Practice

Translating values and ethics into practice
Helen MayallTeresa O'NeillMaureen AjayiShauna CrawleyRichard HawkinsMelanie Metcalfe

By Helen Mayall and Teresa O‘Neill. Additional contributions by Maureen Ajayi, Shauna Crawley, Richard Hawkins (The Autistic Organisation) and Melanie Metcalfe

Overview and Learning Outcomes

This chapter will cover:

  • First meetings with young people.
  • Empathy and managing feelings.
  • Meeting places.
  • Introductory meetings.
  • Building trust.
  • Overcoming barriers to building trust.
  • Confidentiality and keeping records.
  • Qualities young people look for in their social worker.

By the end of Chapter 5 you will be able to:

  • Consider the current context for social work with young people.
  • Identify some important areas to consider when preparing to work inclusively with young people.
  • Reflect on the views of young people, who are experts by experience.
  • Develop strategies for inclusive engagement with young people.

Introduction to Chapter 5

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