Social work and social care

Our social work and social care courses offer experienced and aspiring social workers a stimulating and supporting environment in which to develop their practice. Our courses provide top level skills in clinical, educational, managerial and leadership roles. We see high quality leadership as best rooted in social work's reflective practice traditions while responding to and shaping current changes in the profession.

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Applied course

Working with complex needs in contemporary social work practice (M45)

New for September 2020. This course offers social workers the chance to develop core social work skills at an advanced level. It recognises the...


Qualifying course

Social work (M23)

Delivered jointly with the University of East London, this course will equip you with the skills, knowledge and reflective capacity you need to...


Doctoral course

Professional doctorate in advanced practice and research: social work and social care (D55)

This course engages with the realities of your current work experience, its emotional demands and complexities and enables you to respond to these...


CPD courses

Social work and social care CPD courses

Our social work and social care short courses offer aspiring and experienced social workers a stimulating and supportive environment in which to...


Digital Academy courses

Online courses from the new Tavistock and Portman Digital Academy

Each Digital Academy course has been carefully developed by our NHS clinician-tutors to reflect the key elements of our unique teaching model and the very latest clinical practice.

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Tavistock Consulting courses

Social work and social care: Leadership development programme

Bringing together the specialisms from the expert staff in the Social Care, Management and Leadership team at the Tavistock and Portman and Tavistock Consulting, Social work and social care: Leadership development programme combines the Tavistock systems-psychodynamic approach to leadership and to contemporary social work practice, for recently appointed and aspiring team leaders or those who want to develop their leadership skills.

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