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02 Dec 2019
New regulations for recording continuing professional development (CPD) are changed by Social Work England. Social workers have to record CPD every year under the annual registration. They will have 21 days for that, otherwise, they need to prove...
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
Bullying among residential care staff has become quite a serious problem. On his first day on the job, David Jones, a residential care worker was told, 'I’ve no doubt you’ll be fine with the young people, but watch your back with some of the staff...
14 Oct 2019
Based on a recent UK study of social workers’ digital capabilities majority of the social workers don’t feel their initial education prepares them for using digital technologies in practice, but most respondents rated their digital skills as ‘good...
27 May 2016
Between May 23-25, 2016 academics from seven Universities from six countries have come together for their second meeti in the framework of the Erasmus+ project "Improving the protection and wellbeing of children in Europe: enhancing the curriculum...
15 Mar 2016
The Courier reports that taxi drivers must complete a child sexual exploitation training course before being granted a licence to work in the district under new rules enforced this month.  The course run by charity, Barnardos covers what child...
28 Jul 2015
‘The Guardian’ reports on a new initiative of how to improve social work in the UK. There was launched a new consultation program aiming to produce a new statement about skills and knowledge for social work. The statement would be contributed both...
11 Feb 2015
This unique programme is aimed particularly at international or UK students with an interest in international social work community development and comparative social policy. The programme will give students advanced knowledge about the theory and...

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