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...

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...

The hidden epidemic of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

The hidden epidemic of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Last week I wrote about the significant damage that can be caused by children experiencing emotional distress and trauma whilst still in...

What happens to children in the womb shapes their whole lives

What happens to children in the womb shapes their whole lives Last week, I wrote about the lifelong damage that living in houses where domestic abuse is perpetrated can...

Emotional abuse and the impact of domestic violence on children

Emotional abuse and the impact of domestic violence on children In England, where I continue to practice as a Child Protection Social Worker, there are just over 50,000 children...