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@ADCStweets
20 hours ago
RT @AFNCCF: Norfolk Children’s Services' Exec Director @sara_tough explains how new partnerships and a shared vision make her optimistic th…
External news
1 month ago

Supervision of Chinese social work students during field practice: Harmonising a student-focused, egalitarian approach with traditional teaching and learning

International Social Work Ahead of Print lt br gt This article explores the extent to which approaches to supervision developed outside of China fit with Chinese cultural approaches to learning and teaching Qualitative data were collected from students and supervisors from three different regions in China The findings suggest that a student-focused egalitarian approach is fundamental to promote students' learning at the current developmental stage of the social work profession in China This approach is...
@ADCStweets
20 hours ago
RT @themjcouk: If we grasp the opportunity of reforms to the education, SEN and social care systems ahead of us we can make big improvement…
External news
1 month ago

Anti Human Traffiking Initiative Part 2

Matt is a member of Rogers Communications Cybersecurity Catalyst team where he collaborates with industry experts to generate products and education on a variety of cybersecurity topics related to online crimes...
@CareReviewWatch
20 hours ago
RT @SWConcern: 'It will also take evidence on whether a reduction in Sure Start Children's Centres, providing support services for parents,…
External news
1 month ago

‘Exceptional’ practice under ‘visionary’ leadership sees council rated outstanding across the board

A council has become only the fifth to be currently rated outstanding in all categories by Ofsted after inspectors found it was delivering exceptional practice that made children feel loved under visionary leadership North Lincolnshire has joined Hampshire Kensington and...
@ADCStweets
20 hours ago
RT @charlottehrams1: Felt overwhelmed by love as I said farewell to my wonderful friends and colleagues @SalfordCouncil yesterday. A joy to…
External news
2 months ago

Government urged to fund return to social work scheme to bring back 200 practitioners

Council heads have urged the government to fund another return to social work scheme to bring practitioners back into practice and alleviate pressures on the workforce in England The Local Government Association LGA made the call in a briefing...
@nyccjobs
21 hours ago
We are seeking to appoint a Habilitation Officer to join our specialist team who supports the achievements of Visio… https://t.co/IKyXYFjcKB
External news
2 months ago

Whose life matters? A call for social work action in response to a global humanitarian crisis

International Social Work Ahead of Print lt br gt In a few short weeks the war in Ukraine displaced over four million people As a human rights profession in the new global order the social work profession has called for not only the support of social workers in Ukraine and their neighboring countries but also for pressure on all host countries to facilitate fast efficient admission of asylum seekers and strengthening of resettlement services Using...
@YorkSCP
21 hours ago
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External news
2 months ago

Towards developing ethical capacities in social work practice in Africa: Case study and critical commentary from Uganda

International Social Work Ahead of Print lt br gt This article engages with a case study situated in a public social service system in Uganda Africa Through case analysis I highlight the complexities related to professional ethics in social work practice in Africa and argue that efforts to promote ethics human rights and social justice in this context require creativity innovation and activism to confront structural conditions that trap people in unjust circumstances While building...
@nyccjobs
21 hours ago
We are Looking for a #SEND Higher Level Teaching Assistant to make a significant contribution to learning provision… https://t.co/dOcg0W5WZo
External news
2 months ago

Supervision orders face overhaul to improve effectiveness in supporting family reunification

Supervision orders face an overhaul to improve their effectiveness in supporting family reunification but experts have concluded they should not be abolished Under the proposals local authorities would be expected to present a fully resourced plan in their final evidence...
@NSPCC
21 hours ago
@PaulHiggy @JustGiving Hi Paul. Thank you so much for helping us in our fight for #EveryChildhood. 💚
External news
2 months ago

Care review response delayed until 2023

The government has delayed its response to the Independent Review of Children's Social Care until next year The Department for Education had pledged to produce an ambitious and detailed government response and implementation strategy by the end of this year...
@AshcroftBen
21 hours ago
RT @ResCareTo21: Our campaign for Care Leavers who were placed in Residential Placements incorporates the very essence of what we mean by #…
External news
2 months ago

One in eight fostering households quit last year, finds Ofsted

Foster carer shortages are deepening in England with one in eight fostering households having quit and more leaving than joining over the past year Ofsted's latest fostering statistics released earlier this month showed that in - mainstream fostering households...
@AshcroftBen
21 hours ago
RT @AshcroftBen: Since being in care & doing a little bit of work to improve care for our children now & in future. I can't get my head aro…
External news
2 months ago

Care cap pilot councils pause work after government announces two-year delay to reforms

Councils piloting the cap on care costs have paused their work after the government announced a two-year delay to the policy The Department of Health and Social Care DHSC is in talks with the six 'trailblazer' authorities about the way...