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Foster Care: Fostering Positive Relationships

Foster carers' play an essential role in providing a secure and loving environment for looked after children; a safe place for them to live for days, weeks, months or even years in some cases. read more

Foster carers' play an essential role in providing a secure and loving environment for looked after children; read more

Acing Your Social Work University Interview

Social work is a noble profession and it is quite possibly one of the most rewarding careers you could choose. Yet it is also one of the most difficult jobs in existence and every day delivers new cha read more

Social work is a noble profession and it is quite possibly one of the most rewarding careers you could choose. read more

Four steps to reducing risk of child sexual abuse in the home: key messages for how social workers can support mothers

This blog summarises the key findings from this work. Although the findings are specific to Somali mothers and families the learning gained could be relevant for developing approaches to supporting mo read more

This blog summarises the key findings from this work. Although the findings are specific to Somali mothers and read more

Applying for your Social Work Degree: Your New Years Resolution

As we are entering into the New Year, there will be many people considering a change in career or planning out their work-related future. If you are considering choosing a profession that helps, socia read more

As we are entering into the New Year, there will be many people considering a change in career or planning out read more

Getting inside Number 10: The Brexit Election

Whether it is remaining or leaving, proroguing parliament, islamophobia, anti-Semitism, the social care crisis, or anything else, the past few years of British politics have certainly been a rollerco read more

Whether it is remaining or leaving, proroguing parliament, islamophobia, anti-Semitism, the social care crisi read more

Supporting Successful Leadership in Social Work

The years of austerity, rising caseloads and continued restrictions placed on the profession, have meant that strong and effective leaders are more important than ever. read more

The years of austerity, rising caseloads and continued restrictions placed on the profession, have meant that read more

Creative Living: A leaving care service with a difference

Creative Living provides outstanding support and accommodation for those leaving care across the U.K. read more

Creative Living provides outstanding support and accommodation for those leaving care across the U.K. read more

Why are we Doing what we are Doing?

How much space as social workers are we given to focus on the communication within the family which may be the key to unlocking the difficulties? Perhaps with a shift in these areas could mean that u read more

How much space as social workers are we given to focus on the communication within the family which may be the read more

There’s diversity…and then there’s diversity…

Diversity (and what it really means in society in practice), and especially in terms of social work (anti-discriminatory) practice is an ongoing issue. read more

Diversity (and what it really means in society in practice), and especially in terms of social work (anti-disc read more

LGA announces re-launch of Return to Social Work programme

The LGA is pleased to be launching its Return to Social Work programme. Designed to support councils to recruit social workers who have taken a break from work. read more

The LGA is pleased to be launching its Return to Social Work programme. Designed to support councils to recrui read more