Social Work Ltd



What We Deliver

Training Packages for Social Work Practitioners

Creative Social Work specialises in the provision of training courses on the application of the law, research, policy and procedures to practice in the Children’s Social Care Sector.

Comprehensive course outlines are available on request, our most popular courses are:

  • Motivational Interviewing requirements.
  • Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children and Age Assessments
  • Assessing Parenting Capacity
  • Permanency Planning
  • Working with Highly Resistant Parents
  • Writing Child Permanence Reports
  • Making Decisions about Contact for Children Who are Looked After
  • Effective Supervision for Practitioners
  • Conducting Section 47 Inquiries (not ABE)
  • Radicalisation
  • Deprivation of Liberty for Children & Young People
  • Writing Analytical Assessments
  • Direct Work
  • Writing Effective Care Plans for Children and Families

Independent Social Work Service

We offer an independent social work assessment service to Local Authorities and Independent Fostering Agencies in the following areas:

  • Parenting Risk
  • Special Guardianship
  • Connected Persons
  • Stage 2 Complaints

Training for Social Work Managers

High intensity 2-3 hour training sessions, on the following:

  • The application of threshold criteria to decision making
  • Deprivation of Liberty for children and Young People
  • Families with No recourse to Public Funds
  • Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children and Age Assessments
  • Care Planning For Looked After Children
  • Contact in Public Law
  • Child Permanence Reports
  • Messages from Serious Case reviews
  • Case law overviews
  • Performance Management
  • How to conduct the statutory visit to looked after children effectively.

These sessions are ideal for Team Meetings or Team Development Days!

Training Packages for Foster Carers

Creative Social Work also provides training for foster carers.
Comprehensive course outlines are available on request, our most popular courses are:

  • Delegated Authority
  • Complaints & Allegations
  • Parent and Child Placements Recording
  • Safer Caring
  • An Introduction to the Law for Children & Young People
  • An Introduction to Care Planning
  • Recording for Foster Carers
  • Safeguarding levels 1, 2 & 3
  • Sexual Health Awareness for Foster Carers
  • Preparing Young People for Independence

Equality and Diversity Training

Creative Social Work provides CPD programmes for foster carers and social workers.

Comprehensive course outlines are available on request, our most popular courses are:

  • Understanding hate crime: perceptions, effects, legislation and reporting structures
  • Complex safeguarding. Insights, barriers, toolkits and conversations


Contact Creative Social Work Ltd for children’s social care training needs