Occupational therapists and social workers

Information and tools for putting together your CPD portfolio can be found on the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) website.

Occupational therapists

An occupational therapist uses specific activities to limit the effects of disability and promote independence in all aspects of daily life.

Each of the professions regulated by the HCPC has at least one professional body and/or association. These organisations do work which may include promoting the profession, representing members, curriculum frameworks, post registration education and training and continuing professional development.

British Association of Occupational Therapists
106-114 Borough High Street
London SE1 1LB
Tel: 020 7357 6480

Social workers in England

The social work profession promotes social change, problem solving in human relationships and the empowerment and liberation of people to enhance well-being.

Each of the professions regulated by HCPC has at least one professional body and/or association. These organisations do work which may include promoting the profession, representing members, curriculum frameworks, post registration education and training and continuing professional development.

The British Association of Social Workers
16 Kent Street, Birmingham
B5 6RD
Tel: 0121 622 8411
england@basw.co.uk

The College of Social Work
30 Euston Square
London
NW1 2FB
Tel: 020 8453 2929
collegeinfo@tcsw.org.uk