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@BASW_UK
8 hours ago
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External news
1 month ago

Non-governmental organizations’ enablers of asset accumulation and poverty reduction in Zimbabwe

International Social Work Ahead of Print lt br gt This Voices from Practice note delineates institutional and non-institutional enablers of asset accumulation in Zimbabwe It argues that in promoting asset accumulation and poverty reduction non-governmental organizations NGOs rely on the support of government ministries partner NGOs community volunteers and community leaders That perspective shifts and moves away from placing NGOs at the center of asset accumulation and poverty reduction efforts in communities This article concludes...
@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

‘I wanted to go back and stand up for the little girl that I was’

More than years after leaving care social worker Rebekah Pierre made the decision to read her case files seeking clarity and closure for a difficult time in her life Instead she found pages and pages of quite cold very...
@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

Social Worker – Unaccompanied Children

https jobs communitycare co uk job children-s-social-worker-unaccompanied-asylum-seeking-children-team-uasc-...
@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

DfE intervenes in council after finding lack of improvement to children’s services

The Department for Education DfE has intervened in a council after a review found it had failed to improve its children's services enough in the wake of criticisms from inspectors and in relation to the Arthur Labinjo-Hughes case It has...
@educationgovuk
9 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

Training gaps leave too many practitioners unable to identify and respond to CSA, warns expert body

Training gaps leave too many practitioners unable to identify and respond to child sexual abuse an expert body has warned in response to the Independent Inquiry into CSA IICSA The Centre of expertise on child sexual abuse CSA Centre said...
@NSPCC
9 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

IR35 U-turn has caused agency social workers stress and anxiety, warns BASW

Note There is a poll embedded within this post please visit the site to participate in this post's poll Agency social workers have been caused stress and anxiety by the government first deciding to scrap existing IR rules and then...
@LeedsSCP
9 hours ago
For the latest information on safeguarding children and young people in Leeds, register for our monthly newsletter.… https://t.co/QGC61IZLbs
External news
1 month ago

CQC urges government to fund better pay for care staff to tackle ‘gridlocked’ system

The government must fund better pay and training for adult social care staff to tackle a deepening workforce crisis that is undermining the quality of services That was the warning today from the Care Quality Commission in its annual state...
@Ofstednews
9 hours ago
Parent or carer of a child with #SEND in Cumbria County Council? Fill in the survey before midday on Friday 2 Dec… https://t.co/EiNGir5AMR
External news
1 month ago

Anti human trafficking ATII

The Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative ATII combats global human trafficking by promoting corporate social responsibility through increasing awareness facilitating intelligence integration and technology advancement and encouraging strategic data collaboration...
@AoCPPtweet
9 hours ago
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External news
1 month ago

Preparing for the care cap: six months to go

By Chris Sweeney adult social care lead Liquidlogic It's been over a year since the government announced its plan for adult social care reform to end the risk of unpredictable and unlimited care costs By now many people are familiar...
@CoramBAAF
9 hours ago
Share your story! @RebekahPierre92 is creating an anthology that captures the voices of care experienced children… https://t.co/sCcCgIj5Fy
External news
1 month ago

Professionals must face duty to report child sexual abuse, says inquiry

Note There is a poll embedded within this post please visit the site to participate in this post's poll Professionals must be under a legal duty to report child sexual abuse and face criminal sanctions for not doing so to...