6th January 2019

You Will Use This Book Every Single Day You’re at Work

The 2nd Edition of The Child’s World has been my Social Work Bible throughout the best part of the past decade. This new edition is a […]
2nd January 2019

9.7% of Social Work Students are in Default for their Student Loans

A U.S Department of Education report has shown that 9.7% of Institute for Clinical Social Work students, in Chicago Illinois, are in default Established in 1981, […]
1st January 2019

Library Hires Social Worker to Help Homeless Visitors

A library in Colorado Springs has hired Alicia Kwande to help provide outreach community services to homeless visitors Alica Kwande is just your everyday Community Resource […]
29th December 2018

‘Nightmare’ workload made social worker quit ‘dream job’

Victoria Shaw, from Hull, tells local press that she was ‘thrown into the deep end’ and had to walk away from her ‘dream job’ because she […]
28th December 2018

Social Worker Leaves $11 Million Estate to Children’s Charities

Alan Naiman, a 63 year-old social worker from Washington state, passed away from cancer in January 2018; leaving his $11 million estate to local children’s charities […]
6th January 2019

How can I Become a Social Worker?

Social work is a growing career and there are plenty of jobs out there. But with more entry routes to the profession than ever before, Social […]
6th January 2019

The Social Worker who told David Cameron to ‘F**k off’

In our ‘Looking Back’ series, we return to the case of the social worker who was taken to the HCPC after telling David Cameron to ‘f**k […]
8th January 2019

Frontline Awarded £45 Million to Train Another 900 Social Workers

Damian Hinds, Secretary of State for Education, has today announced a further £45 million has been given to Frontline so that they can train 900 new […]
8th January 2019

Essex county council receives ‘outstanding’ Ofsted rating

An Ofsted inspection of children’s social care services reveals that Essex has improved on its ‘good’ rating from 2014 and is now rated as an ‘outstanding’ […]
8th January 2019

88% of councils go over budget due to rise in children taken into care

A joint piece of research by the Local Government Association and the Guardian has found that 133 out of 152 councils went over budget in 2017-18. […]