From October this year, the ‘Social Worker’ blog will be changing its name to ‘Children’s Social Care and Support’ blog. The blog will be for all those working across children’s social care and support, in such areas as social work, …
Patriche Bentick discusses her journey to become a Senior Practitioner at Camden Council and making tangible change for Black and Ethnic Minority social workers, communities and children.
Denise Allen is a Fostering Social Worker at Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council where Helen Pasco is a foster carer. The pair reflect on what they’ve learnt about fostering over the years.
David Neal talks about his involvement in developing a CPD framework that uses NAAS.
Read how 4 Teaching Partnerships are working to secure a steady stream of high-calibre social workers to the frontline.
Libbi Aldred, Developing Together: Social Work Teaching Partnership, discusses the benefits of getting involved in the programme.
Jenna Kovacs, a Fostering Social Worker in Sunderland, talks about her role in supporting foster families and why she loves being part of a carer’s fostering journey.
Fostering Team Manager, Helen Milliken, and Caitlyn, a member of the Durham Children in Care Council Group tell us about their work with foster carers.
Caitlin Neal reflects on her experience with the Social Workers in Schools team and her work to support the wellbeing of social workers in Harrow.
As part of Foster Care Fortnight (10 – 23 May), we spoke to the Fostering Team at Durham County Council about what it means to be a foster care social worker.
Darlington Ihenacho, Vice-Chair of the Principal Social Worker Network, shares his advice for giving the mental health and wellbeing of social workers the attention it deserves.