Professional in Practice

As registered professionals, social workers are required to develop and maintain their knowledge and skills to practise competently and safely.The NISCC PiP Framework for Social Work Professional Development enables social workers to maintain PRTL and gain recognition for their learning. It provides professional credits and professional certificated awards for learning and development, assessed against a set of professional standards.

Professional in Practice is about…

  •  Being A Professional…. demonstrating the skills and knowledge which make a professional social worker
  •  Being Professional In…. making decisions and working across disciplines
  •  Being active In Practice… continuously developing skills and knowledge to update and improve practice

PiP News 

Featured resource - Reflective Practice: A Model for Supervision and Practice in Social Work.  Reflection is a central aspect of on-going learning and development. Use of the model provides a structure and framework that supports professional development and encourages evidence-based practice. Click to download as a PDF.

Quick Guide to PiP

Watch the short clips and download the PiP flip leaflet below for an introduction to the PiP Framework.

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