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Social work practice praised after focus on ‘getting the basics right’

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Government to investigate how foster care can be improved

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Abuse victims have ‘mixed feelings’ about social work interventions

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Court decisions

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Judge criticises council’s failure to support ‘intimidated’ social worker

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Serious case review into girl’s death finds ‘fragmented’ family support services

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Joint inspections to focus on child neglect

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The mentoring scheme helping social workers and adopters

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Court decisions

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For independent social workers, legal aid-funded court work is no longer sustainable

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It’s often hidden from view, but this child safeguarding work is vital

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Adoption waiting times in Wales halved since national agency set up

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Court decisions

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How do the family courts tackle issues of violence and abuse?

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Council failing to meet ‘basic social work standards’, finds Ofsted

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What social workers need to know about ADHD, trauma and neglect

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Councils struggling to find secure placements for children at risk

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Council to investigate social worker criticised by judge in care proceedings

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Adoption order numbers drop for second successive year

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