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Children

Social workers back standalone supervision orders, despite questioning their effectiveness

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Adults, Coronavirus, Social work leaders, Workforce

Government proposes mandating Covid-19 vaccination for care home workers

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Children

How the many small differences in looked-after children’s lives shape the inequalities they face as adults

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Adults, Coronavirus, Social work leaders

Social care cuts and increased charges causing ‘huge distress’ to disabled people

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Workforce

How does social work regulation perpetuate institutional racism?

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Children, Social work leaders

Tackling funding, privatisation and poverty: what the care review should focus on

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Adults, Workforce

Government to spend £1.2m on AMHP training to “urgently address” workforce shortages

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Children, Social work leaders

Does the child protection system intervene too much or too little? This is the wrong question

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Children

Vulnerable as well as potential sources of risk: fathers in the family justice system

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Children, Workforce

‘I love being a social worker but it takes over your life’: children’s practitioners on their caseloads

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Children, Workforce

Caseloads have got less manageable for children’s social workers under Covid, survey finds

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Children

Family justice overhaul bids to limit number of care proceedings

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Children, Workforce

Improving social workers’ wellbeing: the possibilities and limits of ‘light-touch’ interventions

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Adults

Ending eligibility: ten tests for establishing a human rights-based approach to adult social care

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Coronavirus, Social work leaders, Workforce

Social workers satisfied with employers but often required to do more with less, finds health check

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Inform Adults, Inform Children

How social workers can identify coercive and controlling behaviour

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