New Social Work Code of Practice (CoPP) 2017

The new Social Work Code of Practice (CoPP) has been published in April 2017, unless told differently by your lecturers you will be expected to now refer to the new CoPP.  Here is an example of how you should reference this in your assignments:

Please note the Care Council for Wales has also changed it’s name to Social Care Wales

In text (First cite):
Social Care Wales (SCW, 2017)
or
(Social Care Wales (SCW), 2017)

In text (Second and subsequent citations)
SCW (2017)
or
(SCW, 2017)

If you are referring to a specific section of the CoPP you will need to include the section number, for example:
In text (First cite):
Social Care Wales (SCW, 2017, 2.1)
or
(Social Care Wales (SCW), 2017, 2.1)

In text (Second and subsequent citations)

SCW (2017, 2.1)
or
(SCW, 2017, 2.1)

In the reference list
Social Care Wales. (2017). Code of professional practice for social care. Cardiff: Social Care Wales.
or
Social Care Wales. (2017). Code of professional practice for social care. Retrieved         from https://socialcare.wales/cms_assets/file-uploads/Code-of-Professional-Practice-for-Social-Care-April-2017.pdf

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