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28 Nov 2019
A newly published survey by Skills for Care has unveiled some interesting facts regarding the Social Work profession and the challenges its professionals undertake daily. The survey found that 59% of PSWs are in ‘hybrid roles’, and that they split...
14 Nov 2019
Child protection cases based on faith or belief increased by one-third in England in 2018, meaning almost 2,000 cases in a year, or nearly 38 such cases a week. This is taken as evidence that social workers have improved in identifying and reporting...
08 Oct 2019
Drama workshops were organized in the UK to raise awareness of criminal child exploitation, as part of the wider Greater Manchester Exploitation Week of Action. The aim was to reinforce the fact that no matter what a person under the age of 18  may...
28 May 2019
"The numbers of trafficked children are on the rise." stressed Sarah Di Giglio, Senior Policy Officer on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery at the IOM.  According to ECPAT UK (Every Child Protected Against Trafficking) “Albanian and Vietnamese...
11 Feb 2015
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