SCIE media statement

The College of Social Work opens for business

5 January 2012

The Social Care Institute for Excellence welcomes the official launch of The College of Social Work.

Congratulations to the College’s transition board and staff on reaching this major milestone,” says Allan Bowman, SCIE chair. “SCIE strongly encourages social workers to join and shape The College of Social Work as it becomes the voice of the profession.

The College of Social Work opened on 3 January 2012 and membership is free for January, February and March 2012. The College is led by and accountable to its members.

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