Adults

Local authority ‘postponed’ taking responsibility of service user’s care, ombudsman finds

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Children

Hazily defined and a culture of risk: how can social workers properly approach risks of future emotional harm?

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Children

Local authority condemns judge’s ‘distasteful’ comparison of social workers to Nazis

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Adults

Co-production with individuals: key advice for social workers

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Adults

Government to amend deprivation of liberty scheme to cover 16- and 17-year-olds

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Children

Redistributing care: why respite support should exist for struggling birth families, not just foster carers and adopters

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Children

Judge bemoans ‘distorted market’ of young people’s secure accommodation

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Adults

Government urged to switch focus away from delayed discharges after ‘unintended consequences’

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Children, Workforce

Social work awards to conduct ‘ethics audit’ after Capita sponsorship boycott

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Children, Social work leaders

Practice quality, not audit: a council’s journey to ‘outstanding’

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Children

‘Immigration law is often prioritised at the expense of the child’s wellbeing’

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Adults

BASW helps to launch multi-professional initiative to protect care worker’s mental health

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Social work leaders, Workforce

Social workers practising on basis of invalid safeguarding and right-to-work checks, research suggests

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Children, Workforce

Cafcass criticised for appointment of ‘inexperienced’ practitioner to complex case

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Adults, Children

Social work with transgender people: what good practice looks like

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Social Worker of the Year Awards 2018 finalists announced

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