Children

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Children, Social work leaders

Children’s minister’s call for directors to prioritise adoption lambasted by sector heads

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Children

We need a root-and-branch review of the care system – and it must listen to the experts

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Children, Social work leaders

Council that ‘failed to create environment for good social work’ told it could yet lose services

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Children, Social work leaders

DfE commissioner ends oversight of ‘inadequate’ council following progress

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Children

‘The beating heart of the team’: how personal assistants can free social workers from the admin grind

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Children

Children in out-of-area residential care ‘feel let down’ by social workers

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Children, Social work leaders

Borough goes from ‘inadequate’ to ‘outstanding’ in six years as it confirms company will continue to run children’s services

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Children, Social work leaders

Council ordered to improve after Ofsted warns ‘exceedingly high’ caseloads putting children at risk

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Children

Length of care proceedings lagging further behind 26-week target

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Children, Social work leaders

Poor auditing holding back social work improvements at children’s services trust, inspectors find

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Children, Social work leaders

‘Inadequate’ county to lose control of children’s services as review finds toxic culture

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Children

The Family Secret documentary and what social workers need to know about sibling sexual abuse

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Children

Judge’s interactive drama shines compassionate light on closed world of family court

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Adults, Children, Workforce

What the Conservatives’ election victory means for social care

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Children

Guidance on removing newborns planned to tackle inconsistent practice and legal knowledge gaps

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Children

Before they can be independent, we need to give children in care opportunities to be interdependent

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