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21 Feb 2020
Alex Turner, Community care has recently summed up the results of 15 – months research aiming to understand how social workers deal with the relationships they have with children and families, and in what ways these relationships are impacted by...
18 Feb 2020
According to Paul Angeli, assistant director at the Wandsworth Council, the following changes have been made to attract social workers and practitioners for more effective child-protection services:  Engaging staff   During the June 2019 Ofsted...
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,...
10 Jan 2020
Niels Peter Rygaard, Child Psychologist, who started a foundation to educate care givers shares his reflections on questions of quality and lessons learnt in the below article: The challenge of implementing the alternative care guidelines As a...
05 Dec 2019
Within the regional ChildHub initiative, the Center for Youth Integration, in cooperation with the Republic Institute for Social Protection and the Network of Children's Organizations of Serbia (MODS), organized the Conference 'Children in the...
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...
19 Nov 2019
This year's annual conference of psychologists, 'Psychology and the Digital World', was held in Osijek.  Hana Hrpka, President of the NGO Brave Phone, presented the Child Protection Hub platform through a poster presentation to interested...
18 Nov 2019
‘There is a “new normal” emerging for childhood to which social work practice must adapt.’ – writes Caroline Housman, CEO of Children and Families Across Borders (CFAB) in her article. According to Housman, the number of children on the move has...
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...

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