The West Midlands Social Work Teaching Partnership is one of 23 accredited social work teaching partnerships funded by the Department for Education to strengthen the quality of education and training for social work students and practitioners across the West Midlands.
Our partnership includes Local Authorities, Children's Trusts, NHS trusts and Universities. The Partnership reflects the strategic priorities of the West Midlands Association of Directors of Children's Services (ADCS) and the West Midlands Association of Adult Social Services (ADASS). The Partnership is led by Principal Social Workers, Workforce Development Leads and Senior Academics across Children's and Adult Services. We bring together practitioners, senior managers, academics, researchers and experts by experience to support our work.
The main aims of the Partnership are: