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.
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.
Denise Green, a Senior Social Worker in Barnsley's Disabled Children’s Team, reflects on her experience of practice during the pandemic and shares her advice for social workers.
Lee Pardy-McLaughlin OBE has spent the last 25 years working across children’s services. Here he shares his passion for the profession and why it's time to celebrate social workers.
The PSDP aims to provide high-quality CPD to social workers who are responsible for supporting and developing the practice of others. Here Suzi Rockett and Lisa Thornton share their experiences of being on the course.
The Chief Social Workers in England are working together to implement the social care WRES. Here, Isabelle Trowler reflects on the importance of the WRES and empowering all social workers, regardless of ethnicity.
Philippa Shoesmith, Workforce Development Manager, shares Stockport Council’s journey to provide the best possible experience of digital placements to students during the coronavirus pandemic.