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Children, Social work leaders

‘No evidence’ machine learning works well in children’s social care, study finds

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Children, Coronavirus

Government confirms most lapsed children in care duties will be restored, before latest legal hearing

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Children

Social work supervision offered ‘no challenge or direction’ in case of suspected child sexual abuse

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Adults, Children

BASW launches umbrella company to employ agency social workers

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Children

DfE to commission review of children’s services’ approach to tackling radicalisation

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Children, Coronavirus

Charity loses legal bid to quash relaxation of children in care duties

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Children

Teenager ‘contained’ in council house for a month amid secure accommodation crisis

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Adults, Children

Social workers feel ‘powerless’ in face of poverty afflicting most families involved with services

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Four in ten councils lack confidence they will have enough social workers to meet needs

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Employers should proactively help ASYE social workers manage workloads, says annual report

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Children, Workforce

Social workers experiencing rising stress and workloads on eve of Covid, finds DfE study

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Most Frontline participants leave host councils within three years, study finds

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Children

Children’s services trust harassed and discriminated against family support worker, tribunal rules

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Children

Promoting safer sleep should be integral part of social work with families, review finds

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Children

DfE relaxes improvement requirements to help councils subject to intervention respond to Covid-19

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Children

Three-quarters of foster carers happy with social work support during pandemic, survey finds

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