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Adults, Children

Master the Mental Capacity Act with the help of leading legal experts

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Choose Social Work, Workforce

‘I wouldn’t be here without them’: the power of workplace friendships in social work

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One in ten children known to social care missing half of school time, reveals DfE data

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

‘A kick in the teeth’: DfE axes social work leadership training scheme

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Firm pulls out of providing service for council that union claims would have broken social work strike

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Improving public perception of social work requires positive media exposure, say practitioners

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Children, Choose Social Work, Social work leaders, Workforce

‘The power of social work has shaped who I am’ – ADCS’s new care experienced president

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Adults, Inform Adults

Assistive technology and dementia: practice tips

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Social work leaders, Workforce

‘Why practice education research must be catalyst for tackling longstanding issues facing role’

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Children, Social work leaders

Overcoming the barriers to contact between siblings separated by the care system

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BASW England becomes headline sponsor of Social Worker of the Year Awards

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Social work leaders, Workforce

National support programme for overseas social workers should be ‘seriously considered’, says BASW

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

The Victoria Climbié Inquiry chair reflects on social work, 21 years on

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Social work leaders, Workforce

Practice educators passionate about role, but lack of support risks pushing them out of it, finds study

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Fitness to practise cases should take no longer than six months, say social workers

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Seven more councils chosen to test family support and child protection reforms

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