Consultation on the Mental Health Social Worker role
The College of Social Work have opened a consultation on the role of the social worker in adult mental health services. The consultation runs to 20th September 2013.
The consultation paper seeks to:
- define the current priorities of professional social work across the adult mental health sector;
- look to emerging and future priorities for the profession;
- describe the good social work leadership needed in mental health to take the profession forward.
If you are interested in responding, please send your response to the 9 questions posed after each section of the paper and/or any additional comments by email (using header ‘Role of MH Social Work paper’) to: Emma Burgum (email@example.com) by Friday September 20th 2013. Comments and feedback will be collated and an amended draft of the document will be agreed at the Mental Health Faculty Steering Group in October 2013 for final publication in November 2013.
This is your opportunity to shape the vision for mental health social work in England, so please contribute your thoughts!