Social Workers urge care review to avoid ‘blame culture’

The Case for Change was published last week, laying out the priorities of review chair Josh MacAlister in reforming children’s social care in England. The report hails social workers as social care’s “greatest...

Self-harm warning signs can appear decade earlier

Early warning signs of self-harm can appear in children almost a decade before it starts, say researchers. The team at the University of Cambridge found two distinct groups that were more likely to damage...

Three-quarters of social workers emotionally and mentally exhausted on back of Covid-19, finds survey

One-fifth of practitioners have taken time off due to stress during pandemic, finds snapshot survey by the Social Workers’ Benevolent Trust, the latest study to highlight Covid’s negative impact on profession...

Category - Safeguarding

Ofsted to launch sexual abuse review

Ofsted will launch an immediate review of safeguarding policies in state and independent schools over responses to allegations of sexual abuse.
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