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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 […]
13th March 2019

Social worker and police officer on trial for child sexual abuse video

Social worker and police officer on trial for child sexual abuse video A high-ranking Metropolitan Police officer and her social worker sister are facing trial after […]
13th March 2019

I’m a Gay Social Worker and This is What I Think About Felix Ngole

I’m a Gay Social Worker and This is What I Think About Felix Ngole I’ve read the story of Felix Ngole with interest since it first […]
12th March 2019

Christian Thrown off Social Work Course for Homosexuality Views Takes Case to Appeal

Christian Thrown off Social Work Course for Homosexuality Views Takes Case to Appeal In September 2015, Felix Ngole was a student at Sheffield University where he […]
10th March 2019

Unlicensed school ‘social worker’ was previously arrested for rape

Unlicensed school ‘social worker’ was previously arrested for rape An unlicensed school ‘social worker’ from Las Vegas who was arrested last week for alleged inappropriate behaviour […]
10th March 2019

Student describes inappropriate touching by unlicensed school ‘social worker’

Student describes inappropriate touching by unlicensed school ‘social worker’ Following on from the arrest of an unlicensed school ‘social worker’ from Nevada, one of his victims […]
10th March 2019

Unlicensed school ‘social worker’ arrested for inappropriate contact with students

Unlicensed school ‘social worker’ arrested for inappropriate contact with students An unlicensed school social worker from Las Vegas, Nevada has been arrested for alleged inappropriate behaviour […]
8th March 2019

Study shows that up to 75% of children’s services workers have PTSD

Study shows that up to 75% of children’s services workers have PTSD Warren County Child Protective caseworker Becky Campana woke at 5:30am and the first thing […]
7th March 2019

The five characters you find in every social work office

The one who goes off on mysterious ‘home visits’ at 3pm (but you all secretly think is getting their hair done or going shopping) This Social […]
5th March 2019

What does Brexit mean for social workers?

What does Brexit mean for social workers? As it stands, the United Kingdom is going to leave the European Union on the 29th March 2019. Generally […]
3rd March 2019

How do you continue in social work, even when you have lost everything?

How do you continue in social work, even when you have lost everything? Four years ago my life changed forever. I lost Alice. She died suddenly […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
19th August 2019

Social worker stabbed to death ‘during home visit’

Social worker stabbed to death ‘during home visit’ A woman who was stabbed to death in Birmingham this weekend has been identified by neighbours as a […]
4th September 2019

Social work manager suspended after telling female colleague ‘I like a nice set of baps’ while looking through her shopping basket

Social work manager suspended after telling female colleague ‘I like a nice set of baps’ while looking through her shopping basket   A  senior social work […]
29th November 2019

The (alternative) Social Worker of the Year Awards 2019

The (alternative) Social Worker of the Year Awards 2019   The Social Worker of The Year Awards 2019 are being held in England tonight and showcase […]
12th March 2020

Five steps social workers should take to prevent the spread of Coronavirus Covid 19

Five steps social workers should take to prevent the spread of Coronavirus Covid 19 The news has been gradually getting worse over the past month and […]
1st April 2020

First social worker in UK dies after being infected with Coronavirus

First social worker in UK dies after being infected with Coronavirus A social worker from London has died after being infected with coronavirus. They are the […]
20th April 2020

Government to start testing social workers for coronavirus

Government to start testing social workers for coronavirus   The Department of Health and Social Care has published new guidance which sets out part of their […]