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The Think Ahead programme is an innovative route into social work, for graduates and career-changers remarkable enough to make a real difference to people with mental health problems.

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16 Jun / 22

“You have the opportunity to truly change lives and have a real impact” – welcoming our 2022 Cohort to the programme

Members of our 2022 Cohort have kicked off their journey to become mental health social workers through the Think Ahead programme. New participants attended an online launch event on 11 June, and heard from current and former participants, members of our Service User and Carer Reference Group, members of our head office team, and staff […]

10 Jun / 22

“As a social worker I can help amplify the voices of the marginalised.”

Irteza Masood joined the Think Ahead programme in 2021. For Pride Month, he discusses his intersectional identity as a queer south Asian man, taking back his voice, and how training as a social worker has helped him empower others to find theirs. Talking about sexuality within the south Asian community is a taboo, and being […]

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