Continuing Professional Development

Upcoming CPD Events and Training

Responding to Racism in Social Work Practice Placements

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Thursday 19th January 2023

Conference: Educating together for Practice Teaching in Social Work in 21st Century

Save the date: 2nd March 2023

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"Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is one of the key mechanisms used to foster high standards of professional conduct and professional education, training and competence among registrants." (CORU) View more information here.

The National Practice teaching in social work initiative (NPTSWI) NPTSWI in partnership with the IASW hosts online CPD events to support practice teachers. 

Registration for these events is OPEN TO ALL and FREE for non-members and members.

CPD Events 2022

Event Date Click to download presentations
Making the most of feedback – promoting feedback literacy in student placements hosted by Dr Erna O’Connor & Sinead Whiting, Trinity College Dublin 19th January 2022 Making the Most of Feedback
"All You Wanted to Know about Practice Teaching but were afraid to ask!" hosted by Eleanor Kelly, Deirdre O'Brien and Shane O'Meara 23rd March 2022 Experiences, Reflections and Challenges of Practice Teaching
Getting Started: Supervision and how to incorporate the CORU compentencis in assessing students on placement 22nd September 2022 Getting Started

CPD Events 2021


Event Date Click to download presentations
“When Placements Run into Difficulty” hosted by Marguerita McGovern, Guest Lecturer on the MA Social Work, National University of Galway  5th October 2021 & 22nd November 2021 When Placements Run into Difficulty
Practice Teaching: Report Writing Essentials hosted by Kathy Bradley & Eadaoin Regan, UCC Skills Centre 2nd November 2021

Practice Teaching Report Writing Skills

IASW CPD events

View other CPD events hosted by the Irish Association of Social Workers (IASW).

National Practice Teaching in Social Work Initiative