Children

How important is leadership in children’s services inspection ratings?

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Children

Why a council is reviewing the social work role from a child’s perspective

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Adults, Children

End of London tri-borough arrangements to cost local authorities hundreds of thousands a year

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Children

Parental alienation: ‘It is critical social workers know how to recognise this’

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Workforce

Social worker’s comments about a service user to colleagues was misconduct, HCPC says

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Workforce

Top tips for practice educators on assessment, supervision and anti-oppressive practice

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Workforce

12 essential Christmas gifts for social workers

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Children

‘The next thing I knew, my unborn child had a social worker’

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Children

Deprivation an indicator in some ratings according to Ofsted research

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Workforce

Local authority holds ‘good’ rating despite budget cut impacts on services

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Workforce

‘You won’t need any of that theory nonsense’: a student’s experience of a social work placement

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Workforce

Council in bid to reduce social work caseloads to 15 by hiring 20 more staff

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Adults

Council’s ‘confusion and inconsistency’ left severely learning-disabled man in unsuitable housing

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Workforce

Social work morale ‘beginning to improve’ at strike-hit council, Ofsted says

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Children

How can we better safeguard children taken out of the local authority area?

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Children

Adoption family finding: tips for writing a child’s profile

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