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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 […]
16th March 2019

Five Reasons Why Adult Social Work Gets Overlooked

Five Reasons Why Adult Social Work Gets Overlooked Catriona, a listener to the SWT podcast, raised a good question this week when she asked ‘How come […]
16th March 2019

Drag kid has ‘unfounded’ child abuse reports dismissed by CPS

Drag kid has ‘unfounded’ child abuse reports dismissed by CPS Wendy Napoles, the mother of ‘drag kid’ Desmond is Amazing  has spoken out this week after […]
6th April 2019

Social worker stole £28,000 from vulnerable families fund to feed her cocaine addiction

Social worker stole £28,000 from vulnerable families fund to feed her cocaine addiction A social worker from Teesside, Lisa Finn, has been found guilty of stealing […]
8th April 2019

‘Bankrupt’ council pays new director of children’s services ‘obscene’ wage

Bankrupt council pays new director of children’s services ‘obscene’ wage Sally Hodges, the new director of children’s services at Northamptonshire County Council is being paid £1,100 […]
9th April 2019

Social workers vote on strike action over lack of staff ‘crisis point’

Social workers vote on strike action over lack of staff ‘crisis point’ Social workers in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, are voting on possible strike action over unsafe […]
12th April 2019

“Social worker to the stars” falls to his death after welfare concerns

“Social worker to the stars” falls to his death after welfare concerns Warning: Some people may find the content and details of this article distressing  Tributes […]
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 […]
17th April 2019

Firefighter kills himself after fatally shooting social worker fiancée

Firefighter kills himself after fatally shooting social worker fiancée Authorities in Akron, Ohio, are investigating the murder-suicide of a local firefighter who allegedly killed his social […]
22nd April 2019

Social worker took money from vulnerable woman to pay his mortgage

Social worker took money from vulnerable woman to pay his mortgage   Leo Kirk, a social worker who was contracted to Warrington Borough Council, helped a […]
13th May 2019

Social Worker Sacked for Selling Pornographic Videos of Herself to Supplement Income

‘Social Worker’ Sacked for Selling Pornographic Videos of Herself to Supplement Income   A woman reported in the press to be a social worker from Argentina […]
3rd July 2019

Social Work Student Wins Appeal Over ‘Homosexuality Sin’ Comments

Felix Ngole Wins Appeal for ‘Homosexuality Sin’ Comments As reported back in March, in September 2015 Felix Ngole was a social work student at Sheffield University. […]
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 […]
25th July 2019

Social workers are more likely than anyone else to suffer from work-related stress

Social workers are more likely than anyone else to suffer from work-related stress Health workers, carers and social workers work longer hours and report more cases […]