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05 Nov 2019
Local Government Association (LGA), which represents English Councils, claims that based on surveys, the 53% rise in child protection cases is caused mainly by domestic violence, conflicts, drugs, and alcohol. Substance misuse caused 80% of...
04 Nov 2019
According to Eyalliance, statistics released by the government stated that one in six children’s centres has closed since 2010. Meanwhile, the funding for Sure Start’s centres were cut by £100 million between 2016–17 and 2017–18.   Based on the...
29 Oct 2019
A campaign group in the UK, Pregnant then Screwed, recently published a study claiming every fifth of parents is forced to quit their jobs due to the high childcare costs and 62% of the respondents are forced to work in part-time (1800 parents were...
28 Oct 2019
Aspired Futures is a charitable organisation which offers different sport, cultural, educational and leisure activities to vulnerable children in the UK. They are working with children and families over 20 years and by all means they are there to...
28 Oct 2019
There is a strong link between a harmful childhood and physical and mental health. The negative effects of abuse and neglect can somewhat be reversed if children receive secure, loving care in a stable home environment. The Best Services Trial (BeST...
26 Oct 2019
Many people, including children, have fled to Britain and are waiting for their families to join them. After Brexit, the situation of child refugee will become more complicated. For now, there is a common regulation of immigration policies in EU...
24 Oct 2019
We live in a digitally connected environment and in many cases we use social media platforms for our professional tasks as well. There are many regulations, such as GDPR in the EU, protecting our privacy. However, it is often hard to decide whether...
23 Oct 2019
Lindsay Giddings a social work lecturer at The Open University, has shared some tips that can be useful for newly qualified social workers.   Write your notes now, not later The author stresses the importance of writing notes from your last...
23 Oct 2019
A  report from the Education Select Committee in the UK warned that the government is failing children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). In 2014, a new reform aimed to improve the situation of these children and their families...
21 Oct 2019
The serious case review (SCR) for Leicestershire and Rutland Safeguarding Children Board published the report of ‘Child A’, which highlighted gross negligence in handling the long-term abuse one child suffered at home. Although the girl was subject...

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