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28th February 2019

Social Worker of the Year charged with possession of child pornography

Social Worker of the Year charged with possession of child pornography (child sexual abuse material)  A Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with more than 20 years’ […]
27th February 2019

5 Ways To Tell That You’re Friends With A Social Worker

5 Ways To Tell That You’re Friends With A Social Worker Much like Chandler in Friends, there is always that one person in any friendship group […]
26th February 2019

Children’s services at breaking point as funding slashed by 30% since 2010

Children’s services at breaking point as funding slashed by 30% since 2010 New figures from a group of the United Kingdom’s largest children’s charities have revealed […]
24th February 2019

Mental health social worker dies by suicide on hospital campus

Mental health social worker dies by suicide on hospital campus A social worker who worked at the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services for almost […]
23rd February 2019

Social worker tried to commit mother before she killed herself and children

Social worker tried to commit mother before she killed herself and children Michigan woman Aubrianne Marie Moore, 28, shot and killed her three daughters on Monday […]
23rd February 2019

Social Work student kicked off course for Islamisation comments

Social Work student kicked off course for Islamisation comments Sebastian Walsh, 19, has been suspended from his social work degree at the University of Central Lancashire […]
22nd February 2019

Man arrested on suspicion of murdering social worker

Man arrested on suspicion of murdering social worker A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a social worker. Sarah Henshaw, aged 40, was found […]
21st February 2019

Former special constable acquitted of assaulting social worker so she can take prison service job

Former special constable acquitted of assaulting social worker so she can take prison service job A former special constable in the Police force has been acquitted […]
20th February 2019

Shamima Begum: Evil ISIS bride or victim of child sexual exploitation?

Shamima Begum: Evil ISIS bride or victim of child sexual exploitation? The news this week has been dominated by the story of Shamima Begum, the British […]
18th February 2019

How much are you really getting paid an hour?

How much are you really getting paid an hour? If you’re working as hard as you can, yet can’t keep on top of your work within […]
16th February 2019

The HCPC spend £17000 on Christmas parties and they’re now raising our fees by 18%

The HCPC spend £17000 on Christmas parties and they’re now raising our fees by 18% The HCPC spent over £17000 a year on their Christmas parties […]
15th February 2019

Social worker who sent underwear pictures to foster carer is struck off

Social worker who sent underwear pictures to foster carer is struck off A Welsh social worker has been made subject to a removal order, which effectively […]
20th January 2019

Marie Kondo wouldn’t put up with this if she was a social worker

The mantle clock says it’s 6:45pm on this bitterly cold January night and I want to be back home Through a gap in the middle of […]
18th March 2019

Council Launches New Information Management System – A Paper File

Council Launches New Information Management System – A Paper File Social workers have responded with unanimous praise for Inglebrook Council’s latest information management system. As of […]
7th April 2019

I think I care too much about people to be a social worker

I think I care too much about people to be a social worker It breaks my heart to admit this, but I think I care too […]
10th April 2019
dating as a social worker

The Four Major Dramas of Dating as a Social Worker

You pop your wine back on the table and smile. Under your breath you utter, “I’m a social worker’ and that my friends is when the “See Ya Later” grenade goes off.
16th April 2019

Social work staff vote for strike action

  Social work staff vote for strike action   Social work staff in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, have voted in favour of taking strike action, claiming that […]
22nd April 2019

Social work has made me fat

Social work has made me fat So it’s been a while since I blogged as just me. As ‘Social Work Tutor’. Sure, I’ve written loads of […]
23rd April 2019

6 reasons why social work has made us fat

6 reasons why social work has made us fat I wrote a blog yesterday about how social work has made me fat. I pined about how […]
29th April 2019

5 Common Misconceptions about Risk Assessments

5 Common Misconceptions about Risk Assessments As social workers we are supposed to be experts in managing risk. Apart from all the well-documented risks in children’s […]
6th May 2019

Why overeating in social work is not all your fault – and science proves it!

Why overeating at work is not all your fault – and science proves it.   It’s true – social work causes causes tight-fitting clothes, breathlessness, sweat […]
24th July 2019

School threatens children with foster care over lunch debt

School threatens children with foster care over lunch debt A Pennsylvanian school district has sent letters to parents demanding that they pay their children’s outstanding school […]
5th August 2019

What have a banker, a cobbler, an undertaker, a market researcher and a software engineer got in common?

Question: What have a banker, a cobbler, an environmentally friendly undertaker, a market researcher and a software engineer got in common? Answer: They have all tried […]
21st August 2019

Why is a male police officer’s life more valued than a female social worker’s?

Why is a male police officer’s life more valued than a female social worker’s?   Over the course of the past week there have been two […]