Parents arrested after their children are found shackled and malnourished

A Californian couple remain in custody following a 911 call made by their 17-year old daughter who raised concerns about the treatment she and her siblings were receiving...

Poppi Worthington was sexually assaulted by her father before she died

Coroner David Roberts has said that Poppi Worthington was sexually assaulted by her father Paul Worthington before she died, finding her death was caused by asphyxia. Mr Roberts has...

Kiri review

The social work purists will lambast Kiri for its 'unrealistic' portrayal of social work and claim it is further damaging our already embattled profession, but accepting this is...

‘She had a baby and was back on the streets 30...

A police community support officer has given an insight into the lives of those working in Hull's street sex trade industry, including one woman who gave birth to...

‘God will look after me’, watch the moment a social worker...

A 28-year old social worker from Donegal in north-west Ireland has spoken out after being caught on camera driving her car through a submerged promenade as Storm Eleanor...

Could you make a decision like this without your manager?

Proposed changes to the Working Together 2018 statutory guidance for inter-agency safeguarding may remove the need for managerial oversight when planning assessments. Will this speed up the decision-making process...

Star of new social work drama ‘Kiri’ explains why she took...

In an interview to help promote the new four-part Channel 4 series, Sarah Lancashire, who plays the lead character Miriam in new social work drama Kiri, explains why...

Social worker criticised after mother barred from seeing daughter for unfounded...

In a complex and drawn-out set of private law proceedings, a High Court judge has ordered that a woman who made ‘persistent and unsubstantiated’ allegations about her daughter being...

Watch the trailer for new social work drama ‘Kiri’

Watch the trailer for the new four-part social work drama 'Kiri' BAFTA-winner Jack Thorne (National Treasure) returns to Channel 4 with a powerful and compelling new 4-part serial drama...

Social Worker and adoptive father Al Coates recognised in New Year...

Social Worker and adoptive father Al Coates recognised in New Year honours   A social worker who is an adoptive father to six children and adoption support adviser to  the...