Prevention

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#SWSCmedia Summary of “Social Work in Media” debate @SWSCmedia on 21-Feb-2012

Thank you everyone for joining us in our debate yesterday. Our grateful appreciation and gratitude to Annie Hudson (Director of Children and Young People’s Services), Peter Holt (Communications Director at Bristol City Council), and Julia Walton (Media Officer for Bristol City Council) for inspiring us with BBC’s “Protecting Our Children” and for joining us and … Continue reading

#SWSCmedia Summary of "Social Work in Media" debate @SWSCmedia on 21-Feb-2012

Thank you everyone for joining us in our debate yesterday. Our grateful appreciation and gratitude to Annie Hudson (Director of Children and Young People’s Services), Peter Holt (Communications Director at Bristol City Council), and Julia Walton (Media Officer for Bristol City Council) for inspiring us with BBC’s “Protecting Our Children” and for joining us and … Continue reading

#SWSCmedia Debate Summary for 14-Feb-2012 – #ChildProtection Debate

Thank you everyone for participating in our #ChildProtection debate last Tuesday. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. Below is the summary for the debate. We’re delighted to have Annie Hudson (Director of Children and Young People Services) @BristolCouncil as our guest for our debate on Tuesday, 21 February 2012 when we … Continue reading

Making Social Work Work: An International Perspective – Courtesy of Every Child

This literary review calls for families and children in developing countries to be supported in waysthat are appropriate to the conditions, culture and resources available rather than through approaches to social work that are common in the west. Children living without, or at risk of losing, parental care have wide and varied needs, this paper … Continue reading

Engaging with involuntary and resistant parents in child protection work – by: Prof. Brian Littlechild

How do we   best go about  engaging  with involuntary and resistant parents in child protection work? From the evidence of recent Serious Case Reviews (SCRs), this could be seen as  one of the most difficult   parts of  social work practice. Findings from SCRs   frequently find that such avoidance and resistance in parents is a key … Continue reading

Child Protection in Court – Countering Oppressive Practice – Opinion piece by: Sasha Williams

“Oppressive: Adj: Of the nature of or characterised by cruel or unjust exercise of authority or power; unreasonably harsh; tyrannical. weighing heavily on the mind, spirits or senses; depressing.” (Shorter Oxford Dictionary, 1993) Is child protection practice oppressive or helpful?  CAFCASS announced this week that the number of care applications in a single month had … Continue reading

Early Intervention: Concept, Context, “Realities” and Prospects…

In her final report on England’s child protection system, Professor Eileen Munro recommended the government place a statutory duty on local authorities and their partners to ensure they have made appropriate provision for early intervention services. Furthermore, prevention and early intervention form the cornerstone of more personalised services for adults, mental health. and older people. However, in … Continue reading

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