Tag Archives | Independent Review of Children’s Social Care

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Children, Social work leaders

Lower caseloads – not expert units or staff – best way to improve safeguarding, say social workers

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Children, Social work leaders

Should the IRO role be abolished?

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Care review proposal that all social workers do 100 hours’ practice a year labelled ‘out of touch’

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Children, Social work leaders

Regional care commissioning ‘risks greater costs, bureaucracy and remote decision making’

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Twenty per cent rise in children’s social workers quitting sector last year, suggest government figures

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Annie Hudson, chair, Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Arthur and Star cases show need for expert child protection units, finds review

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Children, Social work leaders

Council at risk of losing control of children’s services as DfE sends in commissioner

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Review proposals to ‘axe’ child protection conference chairs a ‘massive concern’, warns BASW

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Care review lead Josh MacAlister

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Care review urges national social work pay scales to reward expertise and boost retention

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

‘Why only specialist child protection teams will tackle the annual child death toll’

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Quality of social workers ‘higher than ever’, says ADCS president

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Children

From parental blame to partnership with families: how to transform children’s social care

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Children, Social work leaders

Government should be required to ensure enough secure placements, says Children’s Commissioner

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Arthur Labinjo-Hughes

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Lower caseloads key to improving child protection following Arthur case, say social workers

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Arthur Labinjo-Hughes

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Chief social workers and Zahawi condemn abuse of practitioners in wake of Arthur murder

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Children, Social work leaders

ADCS: ‘significant concern’ over care review’s suggestion of ‘tension’ between protection and support

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