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@SCIE_socialcare
8 hours ago
Another #mondayreminder that our updated MCA e-learning course is available for free. It explores the Mental Capac… https://t.co/603WZ2i7kj
External news
1 month ago

Community – Care Leavers Week

A community can be defined as a group of people who are considered a unit because of their similar interests Read more...
@dez_holmes
8 hours ago
@CareReviewWatch @KarenB_LU I should manage expectations too: it’ll probably be fairly short, high level & very muc… https://t.co/S8aTLvMy7I
External news
1 month ago

Social workers urged to help tackle impact on Gypsy and Traveller families of tougher eviction laws

Social workers have been urged to help tackle the impact on Gypsy and Traveller families of increased police powers to evict them from unauthorised camps brought in this year Practitioners from the communities have produced a guide to carrying out...
@ncbtweets
8 hours ago
RT @Rach31M: We won 🎉 the Public Sector Childrens Team award at #CYPnowAwards for making the greatest impact in improving the life chances…
External news
1 month ago

Social work with interpreters: lessons from research

By Sarah Pollock Working via interpreters is an increasingly common necessity across the social work and care workforces The Census showed that people across England described themselves as unable to speak English either well or at all More...
@dez_holmes
8 hours ago
@CareReviewWatch @KarenB_LU Sorry, it’s with me - and I’ve been snowed under! I’m going to try and pull together EG… https://t.co/EBPDSJHV62
External news
1 month ago

Yvette Stanley letter to the Chair of the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel

Ofsted's National Director Regulation and Social Care provides analysis of evidence around workforce sufficiency in residential special schools as part of a national review...
@BASW_UK
8 hours ago
📢 Calling all Practice Assessors & Practice Educators 📢 Join our upcoming online wellbeing and professional leader… https://t.co/hgpOA26kHw
External news
1 month ago

Coping with the care cap: the clock is ticking

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@ncbtweets
8 hours ago
NCB is part of @EndChildPoverty, which today launches a report on the impact of the #CostOfLivingCrisis on 16-25 yr… https://t.co/IcP3KBey8C
External news
1 month ago

A Reflection on Language That Cares

Back in we created Language That Cares a guidebook aiming to reconsider the words we use both in the Read more...
@AoCPPtweet
8 hours ago
Are you a child protection professional with questions about fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (#FASD)? Join our… https://t.co/vUjg8rPuvi
External news
1 month ago

The utilisation of Ubuntu across cultures: A case study of a rural development programme in China

International Social Work Ahead of Print lt br gt Ubuntu generally means humanity It is an African philosophy and a principle that is being promoted by the international bodies of social work Like other Western knowledge its capacity for indigenisation should be a shared interest nowadays This article assesses the utilisation of Ubuntu for a rural development programme in China It illustrates Ubuntu's unique perspectives about traditional values and human relationships for promoting a holistic...
@NSPCC
8 hours ago
@nick_segal7 Hi Nick. Thank you so much for your ongoing support! It's thanks to people like you that we can do what we do 💚
External news
1 month ago

Acceptance of using technologies in telesupervision during the pandemic: An international study

International Social Work Ahead of Print lt br gt This study utilizes the Technology Acceptance Model by exploring the relationship between user acceptance attitude and actual usage behaviors of technological tools in telesupervision among supervisors in international societies Specifically the age of supervisors is examined to see whether it mediates the relationship between acceptance attitude and usage behavior Survey data were collected from supervisors in international societies using online Survey Monkey The results indicated a...
@educationgovuk
8 hours ago
📢 Parents - don't miss out on 30 hours free childcare in the new year. Working families from @LeapingToadsUK in Da… https://t.co/ypaZtzX3lt
External news
1 month ago

Addressing the essential skills competency in teaching among social work educators in Malaysian public universities

International Social Work Ahead of Print lt br gt The article derives data from a qualitative study conducted to address the essential skills competency in teaching among social work educators in Malaysian public universities The study conducted in-depth case interviews with selected lecturers who teach social work education in public universities in Malaysia The results showed that social work educators believe in communication skills cognitive skills analytical skills hands-on practice and continuous training for quality...
@NSPCC
8 hours ago
@VerityRose Hello Verity-Rose. You can get your book copy from the NSPCC shop: https://t.co/YSvKrQL4RO. It's also i… https://t.co/diy3sRKDBT
External news
1 month ago

Recognising common developments and trends across Western child welfare systems: A comparison of Italy, Norway and Slovenia

International Social Work Ahead of Print lt br gt Based on observational data individual interviews N and focus groups N with practitioners in Italy Norway and Slovenia this study applies a grounded theory approach in exploring frontline practitioners' experiences of supporting families involved with child welfare services It was anticipated that there would be significant differences between the countries regarding practitioners' understandings of families' needs and problems and approaches to help However the analysis showed...