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'Making a difference' can feel like challenging the system but it isn't always the big bang ideas that lead to change, says Liz Shaw
Dr Julie Doughty, law lecturer at Cardiff University, explains the issues raised by Welsh legal changes for social workers
While management skills are transferable, social work values are critical to making the right decisions in leadership roles, argues Blair McPherson
To reform social work,government should look to the good ideas already in practice, not impose 'slash and burn' policies, argues Robert Templeton
The Department of Health's response to Law Commission proposals to reform the law on deprivation of liberty misses crucial points, says Gary FitzGerald
Practitioner and blogger Social Work Tutor appeals to the government to rethink its approach to reforming the profession
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Blair McPherson says the cult of the super manager fosters short term thinking and goals
We can’t claim to be a profession if we don’t speak up and make a difference, write Mark Harvey and Rob Mitchell
There has been slow progress on safeguarding under the Care Act but rationing and implementation problems are causes for concern, says Gary FitzGerald
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A children's social worker reflects on a week where health issues dominate...
An adults' social worker's week is dominated by a complex case involving an older couple displaying physical aggression and volatile behaviour