Te Hunga Tauwhiro i te Kura (SWiS) toolkit
Resources to help support quality practice for (SWiS) social workers.
SWiS toolkit resources
The complete guide to Social Workers in Schools.
Pdf, 1.9 MB
Non Teaching Spaces in Schools
Advice and information on how best to provide suitable non-teaching spaces in schools for in-school social work practice
Pdf, 315 KB
Toolkit induction - getting started
Overview of the SWiS service.
Pdf, 226 KB
Toolkit induction - working with providers
The role of providers in the SWiS service.
Pdf, 286 KB
Toolkit induction - working with schools
Understanding of the different schools/kura the SWiS social worker will work in.
Pdf, 276 KB
Toolkit induction - working with communities
Understanding the community network that supports the SWiS social worker.
Pdf, 252 KB
Toolkit social work process - introduction
Each of the social work processes in more detail.
Pdf, 283 KB
Toolkit social work process - receive referral
What to do when a referral is received and how to make an initial assessment.
Pdf, 303 KB
Toolkit social work process - strengths and needs assessment
Strengths and needs assessment guidelines.
Pdf, 304 KB
Toolkit social work process - developing and implementing the plan
After the Strengths and Needs Assessment, a plan will be developed and implemented for the family/whānau.
Pdf, 320 KB
Toolkit social work process - case closure
How and when to close a case.
Pdf, 267 KB
Toolkit group programmes
The definition, purpose, objectives and intended outcomes of SWiS group programmes.
Pdf, 286 KB
SWiS toolkit competency framework
This document explains and expands on the competencies contained in the Social Workers in Schools (SWiS) service specifications.
Pdf, 289 KB
Published: July 4, 2022
It's important that all social workers have clarity around their role and a manual to refer back to if they need it. This toolkit is also useful for the induction of new SWiS social workers.