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07 Feb 2020
A European Expert Group (EEG) conference on the transition from institutional to community-based care was held in Brussels on 16 January 2020, to evaluate the progress made in the deinstitutionalisation process in a European context. During the...
27 Jan 2020
Research in Practice and Professor Gail Kinman and Dr. Louise Grant (University of Bedfordshire) have published their latest work “The SWORD Change Project”. This project aims to provide social work leaders and supervisors with an accessible,...
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...
01 Nov 2019
A newly published report from Malta, conducted in 2018 by the Foundation for Social Welfare Services (FSWS), unveiled statistics on the work of the Youth Services of Agenzija Appogg National Support line 179, which only last year received 9,010...
23 Jul 2019
Within the framework of the 23rd AGOTA camp, an agreement was signed to strengthen the cooperation between the experts of the Csongrad County signalling system. The agreement was initiated by the child welfare professionals of the Csongrad County...
13 Jul 2019
The National Network for Children announced that the Bulgarian Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (MLSP) has announced the passage of significant changes in child protection legislation. The Ministry notes that these changes do not introduce new...
11 Jul 2019
Diageo Hungary introduced a new family-friendly policy on July 1, that allows parents (mothers or fathers) to qualify for up to 26 weeks of paid leave in their child's first year. According to Gábor Zeisler, CEO of Diageo, the majority of its...
03 Jun 2019
The publication, “Towards the European Union – Key Problems of Social Inclusion in BiH” set out that children in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) are in an unfavorable social position and this is found as one of the main causes of the negative...
18 May 2019
The National Network for Children, Bulgaria, announced two new services for children at risk officially opened in the city of Kazanlak: the Emergency Center for Accommodating Children at Risk, and the Blue Room in the Center for Public Support. The...

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