The latest social work news, updates, and events including what’s happening in the world of children’s social work.

Wakefield Council’s Improvement Journey

Distance Travelled 2018 -2020 Our Social Workers, managers and broader workforce who have been with Wakefield Council throughout the improvement journey all say they can see the distance travelled and now see Wakefield as: a place to make a real difference impact of their work on children’s outcomes a great place to practice social work supportive reflective management stable leadership team which is visible...

112 Sir Peter Wanless Chief Exec NSPCC

Peter Wanless has been the Chief Executive of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children since June 2013. The charity?s longstanding purpose is to prevent cruelty to children, something it seeks to achieve through a mixture of service delivery, research, influencing, advocacy and campaigning. The post 112 Sir Peter Wanless Chief Exec NSPCC appeared first on Thoughts On The Social World.

No 111 31.8 Independent Christian Safeguarding Charity

a collaborative forum for the national safeguarding leads from many of the mainstream Christian denominations and networks across the UK. He is also the founder (alongside Sarah Champion MP) and principal advisor to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Safeguarding in Faith Settings and through thirtyone:eight provides the secretariat. The post No 111 31.8 Independent Christian Safeguarding Charity appeared first on Thoughts On The Social World.

110 Monique Auffrey

Monique is the Chief Executive Officer of Carya, a role she began in September of 2020. She is also the Secretary General of the Commonwealth Organization of Social Workers and ( along with myself ) an Advisory Board Member of the Global Institute of Social Workers.http://www.thegisw.org .  The post 110 Monique Auffrey appeared first on Thoughts On The Social World.

Keyworkers nominated in Staff Excellence Awards

Two hundred and twenty four nominations have been received for Doncaster Children’s Services Trust social care staff and its partner organisations for the Trust’s 2020 Star Awards. The awards are particularly pertinent this year as they are for staff who are viewed as doing a great job by colleagues or partners. The majority of the Trust’s services have operated as normal throughout the year  with of course Covid-19 measures put in place to keep our staff and children and families t...

Three early papers on self-neglect

At the NIHR Policy Research Unit in Health and Social Care Workforce we are undertaking two studies examining self-neglect, both funded by the NIHR School for Social Care Research. In an article published in The Journal of Adult Protection, for ? Continue reading ?

Children’s Trust brings social workers together at Social Work Conference

Embracing technology in the face of the Coronavirus, the 2020 Social Work Conference hosted by Doncaster Children’s Services Trust took place last week. Social worker conferences are not new at the Trust it’s recognised that our social workers want to hear from local and national practice specialists. Such opportunity is offered throughout the year. Since April we have been running ‘virtual learn on your lunch sessions’ but our annual social worker conference is something speci...

109 Safeguarding in Wisconsin

Safeguarding in Wisconsin with Matthew Joy and Dana Miller Matthew Joy Matt has been with the Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation for over 20 years.  Matt has served as a special agent investigating drug and internet crimes against children (ICAC) crimes, a special agent in charge supervising white collar and ICAC crimes, [?] The post 109 Safeguarding in Wisconsin appeared first on Thoughts On The Social World.

109 Safeguarding in Wisconsin

Safeguarding in Wisconsin with Matthew Joy and Dana Miller Matthew Joy Matt has been with the Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation for over 20 years.  Matt has served as a special agent investigating drug and internet crimes against children (ICAC) crimes, a special agent in charge supervising white collar and ICAC crimes, [?] The post 109 Safeguarding in Wisconsin appeared first on Thoughts On The Social World.