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Controversial plans to end social work courses on hold after outcry

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Workforce

Debate over principal social worker role obscures senior leaders’ missing links to practice

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Workforce

What we learned about social work in England by visiting America

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Adults, Children

Last chance to register for essential learning tailored to your role

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Children

Vietnamese children ‘at risk of being trafficked from care’

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Children

Inexperienced social worker needed more challenge from manager, serious case review finds

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Adults

Social work diary: ‘She hands me a wedge of old bills to decipher’

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Adults

Councils risk heavy costs from not taking steps to promote capacity

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Children

Council progresses with plans to move children’s services into company

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Children

Council could lose control of children’s services as government appoints commissioner

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Children

MPs launch inquiry into children’s services thresholds as social workers struggle under budget cuts

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Workforce

Social worker reflection eclipsed by managers’ concerns in supervision, survey finds

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Children

Government to appoint help for ‘inadequate’ children’s services

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Children

Social worker criticised for ‘factually impoverished’ evidence in court

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Workforce

The dos and don’ts: social media for social workers

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Children

Council criticised for cutting care packages of two brothers with ‘no explanation’

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