All the latest stories for social work and social care students
It’s not often care workers get recognition for the support they give people every day – let alone win prizes for it, but a competition held this month aims to change all that.
A group of 79 health…
The social workers' union described inconsistent regulation across the UK as "problematic"
A newly qualified social worker shares what she learned from her 16-month-long hunt for her first social work job
Collective action and engaging with social justice can be abstract concepts for social work students. Setting up a group can make them a reality
Exploring theory and concepts through practical activities helped trainees develop fresh approaches to working with young people, tutors explain
NQSW describes the difficulties of completing a social work degree when suffering Tourette’s and hearing problems
A lack of national monitoring of placements means there are no figures on the number of placements required to meet the needs of trainee social workers
Student social worker Ricki Steed reflects on a restless period spent questioning whether she could work in child protection because of the emotional strain.
One social work student reflects on the additional challenges facing autistic social workers, and their need for greater awareness from peers
How is the cap on bursaries affecting social work courses? Two educators share the sometimes saddening results of a of their year 1 cohort
Student social worker Ricki Steed looks back on her first experience of viability assessments during her child protection placement
The Times top 100 graduate employers list published today puts the social work fast track scheme 76th
The fast track training scheme opens its doors to Community Care to see what really goes on at the social work summer institute
Helen Scholar, lead researcher on an evaluation of a non-traditional placements scheme, explains why she thinks they can be so valuable
A newly qualified social worker shares the story of her frustrated attempts to start a career in social work
Government introduces a 'gold standard' for children and family social workers: approved child and family practitioner status