Children

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Children

Should local authorities be able to scrap the independent reviewing officer role?

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Children

Serious case review criticises services’ ‘over optimism’ of ‘start again’ approach

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Children, Workforce

Seven steps towards a more anti-oppressive social work approach to care proceedings

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Children

Council agrees major increase in children’s services budget to accelerate reforms

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Children

Working with fathers: key advice from research

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Adults, Children

What place, and meaning, does resilience hold in frontline social work practice?

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Children, Workforce

Average social worker caseloads: the highest and the lowest

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Adults, Children

Podcast: Lyn Romeo on strengths-based practice

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Children, Workforce

‘When care proceedings concluded and children were removed, I felt only sadness’

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Adults, Children

When should social workers involve the police in domestic abuse cases?

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Children

Why policy on contact with children and birth families needs a rethink

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Children

The fostering stocktake brings back dangerous ideas from the ‘exemption clause’

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Children, Workforce

How virtual reality can help give social workers, adopters and carers new insight into child abuse

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Children

Multi-agency working failings hamper progress at ‘inadequate’ children’s services

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Children

There is clear evidence that links deprivation, expenditure and quality in children’s services

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Children

Councils should have choice to bin independent reviewing officer role, says fostering stocktake

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