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Abuse victims have ‘mixed feelings’ about social work interventions

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Judge criticises council’s failure to support ‘intimidated’ social worker

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Serious case review into girl’s death finds ‘fragmented’ family support services

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Joint inspections to focus on child neglect

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The mentoring scheme helping social workers and adopters

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For independent social workers, legal aid-funded court work is no longer sustainable

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It’s often hidden from view, but this child safeguarding work is vital

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Adoption waiting times in Wales halved since national agency set up

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How do the family courts tackle issues of violence and abuse?

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Council failing to meet ‘basic social work standards’, finds Ofsted

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What social workers need to know about ADHD, trauma and neglect

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Councils struggling to find secure placements for children at risk

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Council to investigate social worker criticised by judge in care proceedings

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Adoption order numbers drop for second successive year

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The interactive game ‘demystifying’ care proceedings for social workers and service users

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June received the award for 'Outstanding Contribution to Social Work' at the 2016 Social Worker of the Year Awards, presented by Richard Kemp (L) of Liverpool Council and James Rook (R) of Sanctuary Social Care.
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June Thoburn: ‘Social workers aren’t clinicians – we are creative helpers’

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