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 …
Sonia Mahay, Service Manager in Wolverhampton, reflects on being a social worker during the pandemic and shares her tips for maintaining wellbeing while working remotely.
Farrah Khan MBE and Sharon Davidson, co-chairs of the Principal Child and Family Social Worker (PCFSW) Network, discuss the importance of forging a strong female partnership and the friendship they found along the way.
As the Step Up to Social Work programme opens for 2021 applicants, current students share their motivations for joining the course and their experiences so far.
With 6 years’ experience, a senior social worker in London discusses the day to day variety of child protection and the complexities of supporting families on the frontline.
Principal Social Worker, Sam Clayton OBE, reflects on the changes to social work practice since COVID-19 and why trusted relationships are key to working through the pandemic.
Colum Conway, Chief Executive for Social Work England, and Isabelle Trowler, Chief Social Worker, discuss the launch of the very first Social Work Week 2021.
Rashida Baig MBE, Head of Social Work with Families at London Borough of Croydon, shares her advice for professional growth in the COVID-19 recovery period.
From November the blog will be available to all child and family social workers to share good practice, resources and guidance across the entire children’s social care profession.
An advocate for continuing professional development, Rachel Culverwell shares her advice for taking the NAAS assessment and why she believes it’s a means of championing the profession.
As a NAAS Practice Educator, Patrick's work centres around putting social work education and professional development at the heart of achieving positive change for children and families. Here he shares Plymouth's approach to bringing life to the PQS through young people’s stories.