Child safeguarding

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Children, Workforce

Top tips for social work practice in cases of female genital mutilation

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Workforce, Children

Children’s services in Birmingham to be run by independent trust

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Workforce, Children

Undercover documentary to shine light on social workers ‘struggling to cope’

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Workforce, Children

Undercover documentary on social work in ‘inadequate’ council to air on Channel 4

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Children, Workforce

Council puts emergency investment into new social workers amid takeover fears

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Children

What happened to government plans to jail social workers for wilful neglect?

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Children

Council fined £17,500 for breaching child’s human rights in section 20 arrangement

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Children

Social worker pride a factor in ‘good’ child protection service

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Children

Council where social workers were carrying up to 65 cases to reshape ‘front door’ service

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Children, Workforce

Commissioner appointed in children’s services to improve ‘ineffective’ leadership

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Children

Failure to challenge independent social worker report key error in case where dad beat daughter to death

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Children

Social worker praised for evidence in case of false sexual abuse allegations

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Children

Naivety led to inaction in case where known sex offender abused stepchild

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Children, Workforce

Ofsted: Council’s progress at risk from reliance on agency social workers

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Children

Child sexual exploitation: ‘I was conditioned to obey and powerless to refuse’

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Children, Workforce

Social worker struck off after disclosing case details

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