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Suffer the Little Children campaign launched

Suffer the Little Children campaign launched Legal Action for Women have today launched their Suffer the Little Children dossier, documenting the struggle faced by mothers’ in the family...

Social Workers need some peace and quiet

Social Workers need some peace and quiet When I first started out as a Social Worker I used to try and work the nine to five. I thought to myself...

Give Social Workers just a little more time

Give Social Workers just a little more time There’s an old song that goes “give me just a little more time” and, in the more manic days at work,...

Am I the only Social Worker who feels like this?

Dear Social Work Tutor… Am I the only Social Worker who feels like this? I have been a qualified social worker, working in adult social care for almost five years and...

Disguised Compliance in Child Protection Social Work

Disguised Compliance in Child Protection Social Work The recent publication of the Serious Case Review into the death of Poppy Widdison has once again shown that disguised compliance was...

Social Workers did not kill Poppy Widdison

Social Workers did not kill Poppy Widdison Poppy Widdison died in 2013 after suffering a cardiac arrest. Her little life fading out after she collapsed on the floor of a...

“When my dad hurt my mum, my heart felt like popping”...

“When my dad hurt my mum, my heart felt like popping”: The Story of Kobe Bennett A twelve-year-old boy from Tasmania has received a Human Rights Award for his...

Tips for your Social Work University interview

Tips for your Social Work University interview It’s that time of year when the Social Work University interview process is in full swing as courses begin to recruit for...

Yes, self-care is important, but so is employee care

Yes, self-care is important, but so is employee care You’ve heard myself and others bang on about it many a time but, for the sake of setting the tone,...

There’s more to Social Work than just Child Protection!

There's more to Social Work than just Child Protection! Everyone has their reasons for going into Social Work, and most revolve around the notion of wanting "to help people”. Everyone’s...

Social Workers need to start taking self care seriously

Social Workers need to start taking self care more seriously Self care is something that we tend to take for granted in Social Work and that is a great...

Our Adult Social Care system is in crisis

Our Adult Social Social Care system is in crisis In light of recent comments made by the Red Cross about them supporting A&Es, the BBC is quoting that: "NHS England...