New rules, which will come into force at the end of February, focus on guardian's relationship with child and their future needs
Ted Daszkiewicz explains how social workers in Merton are learning techniques to do genuine partnership working with young people and families
A judge has said written consent should be standard practice for social workers, in guidance on how recent judgments should inform their section 20 practice
Sharon Llewellyn describes the conditions of the refugee camp and the difficulties in helping children without traumatising them further
Experts say the case could soon be talked of as having a similar impact to Cheshire West itself in terms of the role of the state and its obligations to 16- and 17-year-olds
A social worker reflects on a week in child protection...
'Making a difference' can feel like challenging the system but it isn't always the big bang ideas that lead to change, says Liz Shaw
Edward Timpson's comments came the day before the launch of an inquiry into the impact of cuts on children's services
Fast-track training schemes will produce a quarter of all new children's social workers by 2018 but what's the impact of such rapid expansion?
The Fostering Network has called for the government to publish guidance to ensure social workers enable contact to continue
Norfolk practitioners spent the day tweeting about their cases and work to help raise awareness of what it's like to be a social worker
Greenwich council's failure to provide proper immigration advice may have led to the girl losing her right to remain in the UK
David Jones argues that spending on children in residential homes does not adequately prepare them for how tough life is outside the home
The £35.8 million grant is an increase on funding given last year, and will help with move to education, health and care plans
Landy Mainwood Smith's great relationships with children and foster carers have been key to resolving difficult situations
Campaigners have said protecting this group from the child tax credit cap will keep children out of the care system and save billions