As joint authors of this blog, Justin, John and Professor Chitsabeasan share an update on action being taken from across the sector to improve support for children and young people in complex situations with multiple needs.
Social work: the profession
Blogs written by professionals about their work as a social worker, including best-practise examples, learning and development and introductions to upcoming practise models.
In this blog Hayley, Yvonne and Adelaide share their personal experiences of being kinship carers, from overcoming bumps along the way to helping the children and young people thrive.
The Family Justice Young People’s Board (FJYPB) are a group of up to 75 children and young people across England and Wales, aged 7 to 25 years old. All members have either had direct experience of the family justice system …
Luke Goldie-McSorley, Practice Supervisor for the DBIT Service and Essex Solution Focused Centre, tells us about his experience working with a Solution Focussed approach and the difference it makes to working with families.
The Pathways programme is a fantastic opportunity to develop the leadership skills of social workers. Rochelle, a social worker and team leader tells us about her experience of the programme.
Natalie qualified as a social worker in April 2021 and shares her experience of the Step Up to Social Work alongside advice for others looking to join the programme or current undergraduates.
Isaac graduated from the Step Up to Social Work programme this year and shares his journey throughout the training programme.
I am writing to personally thank you for your continued commitment to the vital work you do every day to support the most vulnerable children and families. I am grateful for your unwavering resolve to transform lives in what continues …
Children and Families Minister, Will Quince, has written about the vital work of social workers - who he says are unsung heroes.
Mandy Goodenough, Principal Child and Family Social Worker for Leicestershire County Council, discusses how the local authority celebrates examples of great social work practice.