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Good Gaming – Democracy Well Played : Digital Streetwork

Until now, prevention has often focused on microtransactions and addictive behaviors. The organization and internal logic of gaming communities are often overlooked. These are important living environments for young people. Games are no longer tied to a fixed location, but have instead been relocated by mobile devices. Players are influencers for young people and important […]

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Three Chicago-area cousins ​​earn master’s degrees in social work from SIU, hope to break stigma for seeking help

Chicago-area cousins ​​(left to right) Marcellous Pollards, Eric Banks and Jarelle “Relle” Shipp will all graduate from SIU on Saturday. (Photo by Russell Bailey) May 05, 2022 Three Chicago-area cousins ​​earn master’s degrees in social work from SIU, hope to break stigma for seeking help by Christi Mathis CARBONDALE, Ill. – Metro Chicago cousins ​​Eric […]

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Social work in the age of anti-science: how to build trust in science-based practice

Over the past five to seven years, there has been an increase in anti-science rhetoric and ideas that seek to replace reliance on science with misleading theories and discredit scientific experts. Unfortunately, unscientific beliefs have gained traction during the pandemic and show no signs of slowing down. This post-truth and anti-science movement places the field […]

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UNCP’s Summer Woodside Wins National Social Work Award

PEMBROKE — Summer Woodside, an associate professor in the Department of Social Work at UNC Pembroke, is the recipient of the 2022 Gary Lee Shaffer Award for her academic contributions to the field of school social work. The award was presented by the School Social Work Association of America at the SSWAA National Conference in […]

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Advance America: How to Loan a Car Title

If you find yourself in a position that requires cash immediately, title pawns, also referred to as title loans, might be an alternative Consolidation Now title loans. Title loans are loans secured by collateral which lets those who own cars pawn their titles to receive cash at that same time. In addition, the car owner can drive […]

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Capella University Announces Reaccreditation of Master of Social Work Program

Enter Wall Street with StreetInsider Premium. Claim your one week free trial here. Council on Social Work Education reaffirms program accreditation through 2030 MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Capella University, an online institution dedicated to providing flexible degree programs to help working adults advance in their careers, today announced that the Council on Social Work Education ( CSWE) reaffirmed […]

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Social Work Expert Conference: The Tribune India

Faridabad: The Department of Communication and Media Technology, JC Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, Faridabad, organized an expert lecture on “Social Work and Society” by Karpreet Kaur Sandhu, Specialist in early childhood in Australia. Interacting with the students, Sandhu discussed various topics such as ‘What does social work involve?’, ‘New changes in the […]

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ASU Social Work Students in a Unique Training Program at Phoenix Children’s

April 8, 2022 New cohort experiencing both medical and mental health work with families A group of social work students from Arizona State University completed a unique program at Phoenix Children’s that combines hospital social work training with mental health services. The 10 master’s in social work students are the first in a new initiative […]

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A Call to Celebrate: National Social Work Month

Panelists meet virtually for National Social Work Day at the UN March marked a month of celebration for the social work profession. Social workers around the world are recognized for the dedication, time and empathy they give to their work throughout the year. As the commemoration draws to a close, a look back at the […]

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APU’s MSW Program Ranked Among Top Social Work Degrees in the Nation – Media Relations

Azusa Pacific University’s Master of Social Work (MSW) program has earned a spot in US News and World Reports Best Graduate Schools Ranking 2023. APU’s MSW program ranks among the best programs in the country, listed at No. 94. APU’s other graduate programs, included in the Best Graduate Schools Ranking 2023 , include: Best Nursing […]

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Celebrating Social Work Leaders event welcomes over 200 people and honors 12 winners

“We are thrilled with the strength of our community partnerships and that our school will finally have its own building on campus. The state of the School of Social Work is stronger than ever.” The event took place at the beautiful Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, exactly two years to the day of the inaugural Celebrating […]

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What works in social work? Large-scale research on social resilience policy interventions

The need for knowledge among practitioners and the lack of an academic knowledge base for specifically collective social work arrangements in the Netherlands was the reason why Anouk de Koning, Femke Kaulingfreks and Maartje van der Woude started working on a Dutch research program (NWA) request for research on social resilience more than two years […]

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The School of Social Work uses virtual reality for its doctoral program

BUFFALO, NY – Grab both joysticks while wearing these special glasses and step into the newest installment in the School of Social Work’s virtual reality (VR) world – the Simulated Mental Health Clinic. Be careful not to hit the doors and maneuver through the waiting room to face the receptionist. “Welcome,” the receptionist said, seeming […]

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Social Work Intern Spotlight: Meet Tapio!

By Kara Jacobsen Tapio Taina Jr. entered the field of social work so he could give back to communities in need. Specifically, he hopes to get involved with agencies like Adult Protective Services. Tapio is originally from San Diego and spent his formative years in foster care. Having interacted with social workers first hand, Tapio […]

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College of Social Work to welcome new Dean David A. Jenkins in July

David A. Jenkins will replace Tom Gregoire as dean of the College of Social Work in July. Credit: Courtesy of the State of Ohio David A. Jenkins will serve as the new dean of the Ohio State College of Social Work beginning July 1, pending board approval. Jenkins will leave his position as dean of […]

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Now is the time for social work at JBLM, and now is the time | Item

Capt. JeHoon Lee, (center) a behavioral health officer assigned to the 2-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, provides social work during a field training exercise at Yakima Training Center with Capt. Stephen Brady, (left) a family physician, and Capt. Chelsey Fredland, (right) a brigade nurse for 2-2 SBCT. (Photo Credit: US Army Photo) SEE THE ORIGINAL […]

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Local governments bring social work to public safety, activist remains skeptical

INDIANA — Two central Indiana cities are adding new positions to reform criminal justice with mental health resources and support. Fishers City Council voted Monday night to hire a social worker to provide mental health resources to the community, and Carmel police announced March 2 that they would bring in a crisis response manager for […]

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Social work mission progresses at Missouri Western | Education

This spring will produce the latest generation of social work graduates at Missouri Western, and the university’s program director said they can’t train newcomers fast enough. March has been recognized as National Professional Social Work Month since the U.S. Congress passed a resolution to that effect in 1984. The event aims to educate people about […]

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How COVID-19 has changed social work at MICU

For MGH social workers, no two days are the same. Between defending the interests of patients and meeting new families every day, this is often what makes the work exciting and rewarding. So when the COVID-19 pandemic began and the daily workload of social workers in the medical intensive care unit (MICU) became even more […]

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University of Michigan social work students strike to win pay for internships

Students at the University of Michigan School of Social Work (MSW) are leaving class today to demand compensation for their internships, which are currently unpaid and required for graduation. There are approximately 700 students in the social work program. Matt Dargay, one of the organizers of the Payment for Placement movement at the University of […]

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UK social work launches pandemic relief appeal and assessment center for young adoptees in Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 18, 2022) — For more than 9,000 young adoptees in Kentucky, finding a stable home has never been more difficult. In recent years, social services have had to deal with an increase in the number of cases, a reduction in staff and budget cuts. Meanwhile, rates of child abuse and neglect remain […]

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Grant awarded for police social work program | Center County Gazette

By VINCENT CORSO BELLEFONTE — Center County and the State College Police Department have received funding to establish a mental health program in the department. The county announced that it received a $150,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency for Crisis Intervention and Pre-trial Diversion Program to create the program on March […]

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2022 School of Social Work Critical Issues Symposium Addresses Promoting Justice Through Equitable Outcomes – UMSL Daily

Panelists (left to right) Ashley Daftary, Amy Hunter and Riisa Rawlins-Easley discussed equity in healthcare, critical race theory and opportunities for change at the digital event. Last week, Sharon Johnson, dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, welcomed an enthusiastic audience to the sixth annual Critical Issues Symposium. “Each […]

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Group calls for passage of social work bill

The national chairman of the Nigerian Association of Social Workers, Alhaji Moshood Mustapha, said on Tuesday that failure to pass the Social Work (Settlement) Bill, pending before the National Assembly, has contributed to the upsurge in murders, human rights violations and poverty in the country. Mustapha said the non-passage of the bill has prevented social […]

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Ministry of Women in final phase of drafting a bill on the profession of social worker, according to the minister | Malaysia

Minister for Women, Family and Community Development Datuk Seri Rina Mohd Harun delivers her speech during the National Women’s Day 2020 celebration at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center on March 8, 2022. — Stock Image by Yusof Mat Isa PUTRAJAYA, March 15 – The Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development (KPWKM) is in the […]

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Announcing the 2022 School Social Work Award Winners

To celebrate National School Social Work Week, the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) named five individuals as San Diego County School Social Worker of the Year and presented two recipients of special awards for their contributions to the profession. Photos are available on the school social service webpage. Direct-Service Secondary, Middle, and Elementary […]

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Machine Learning Study of PTSD and Cannabis | News

The concept of using AI for social good is relatively new. In fact, in a Google search for “artificial intelligence and social work”, one of the top related questions is “Will social workers be replaced by robots?” The short answer is no, but the mission of the USC Center for AI in Society (CAIS), a […]

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March is National Social Work Month

Nicole Long | local villain March is Social Work Month and a time to learn more about the profession and the contributions social workers have made and continue to make. This year’s theme, according to the National Association of Social Workers, is “Now is the Time for Social Work.” According to the Bureau of Labor […]

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School of Social Work Giving Campaign to Fight Hunger in Syracuse

March is National Social Work Month and this year’s theme is “Now is the Time for Social Work”. For the Falk College School of Social Work, now is the time to help support the fight against hunger in the Syracuse community. In recognition of Social Work Month, undergraduate and graduate students from the School of […]

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Carroll College Masters of Social Work Program: Where Students Thrive, and so Does Their Community | Brand Ave. studios

Photo courtesy of Carroll College Social workers are the unsung heroes of communities. They are advocates for the poor, oppressed and underserved voices for the voiceless, and fighters for change. Although each social worker plays a unique and individual role, their dispositions remain the same in all areas: to help. Through their knowledge and services, […]

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The time has come for social work

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., March 3, 2022 – Joining organizations across the country, social work students at West Liberty University marked the annual celebration of Social Work Month with the signing of a proclamation. Left to right, School Counselor Miranda Blackburn, Alexis Bell, Wheeling, W.Va., Megan Maus, Weirton, W.Va., Club President Kamaria Robinson, Parkersburg, Pa., President […]

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DSS recognizes March as Social Work Month

DSS recognizes March as Social Work Month FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Will Batchelor 803-898-7835 [email protected] DSS recognizes March as Social Work Month March 1, 2022 – COLOMBIA, South Carolina – Governor Henry McMaster proclaimed March Social Work Month in South Carolina. The national theme for this year’s celebration, created by the National Association of Social […]

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Spokane Public Library to Add New Social Work Team to Central Branch | News

SPOKANE, Wash. — The downtown Central Public Library closed for renovations in February 2020, and plans to reopen early this year. When it does, they include a few new additions to the space, including a recording studio, radio station, children’s play area, event spaces, and more. And it will all be handled by the new […]

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Osinbajo hails social work of Latter-day Saints and others in Nigeria

By Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, ​​Abuja Vice President Yemi Osinbajo commended The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for its social service work in clean water, immunizations, and several other things. Nigerians can now work and earn dollars EVERY DAY from home. Individuals can earn as little as $300 a day Find out how it works. […]

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Carroll gets $440,000 grant for nursing and social work programs

HELENA — Gov. Greg Gianforte joined leaders at Carroll College on Tuesday to celebrate a new grant, supporting workforce development efforts. Carroll received $440,000 as part of the Accelerate Montana partnership. It will pay 32 scholarships — $12,500 each for 16 students in the college’s accelerated nursing program and 16 students in the master’s of […]

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CRF Assistant professor in social work to students: “If I can do it, so can you” | FIU News

Like a teenager, Courtney Wilson never imagined he would get a doctorate. one day. “School was probably one of the scariest things for me at that time,” Wilson said of her high school days. He lived in New York in a rented apartment with his single mother and two siblings. After the death of their […]

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Dean of Social Work accepts position at University of Michigan – VCU News

By Geoff LoCiceroVCU School of Social Work Beth Angell, Ph.D., dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work since 2018, has accepted the position of dean of the University of Michigan School of Social Work effective July 1. Angell is the ninth full-time dean in the 105-year history of the VCU School of […]

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Federal justice official meets with criminal justice and social work students

On February 14, Rachael Rollins, United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, held a small group discussion and Q&A with Anna Maria College students in the Criminal Justice, Social Work and of public safety. Ms Rollins arrived on campus after a day of meetings with Worcester County law enforcement and justice officials. His nomination […]

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Celebrating Social Work Leaders returns for 2022!

March is National Social Work Month, a time to recognize the essential roles social workers play in the health, well-being and growth of our communities. They advocate for the most vulnerable people in society, provide stability during life’s most difficult transitions, and demand the systemic changes needed to make life more just and equitable for […]

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Regents clear names for social work division and new nursing center

Doswell Foundation Board Member Stephen Roderick (left) and TWU University Advancement’s Lisa Rampy (right). February 18, 2022 – DENTON – The Texas Woman’s University System Board of Regents today approved naming specifications for a new nursing research center to be established at the university’s Dallas campus and existing division of social work on the […]

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ENMU student participates in social work projects to prepare for a career in child protection

Zoe with her youngest son, Zoran. Zoe Rodriguez, a social work student, plans to graduate from Eastern New Mexico University this spring and begin a career focused on child protection. She shares, “I hope to work as a child protective services worker to ensure the safety and well-being of children by intervening in reported incidents […]

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A social worker conducts a study on sleep in Alzheimer’s disease | News

With a body of work that brings rigorous, transdisciplinary research directly to the communities that need it most, Karen Lincoln, associate professor at USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, challenges the myth that social work is a discipline, not a science. Lincoln’s work proves it can be both. His latest research combines social work […]

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Oshkosh Library staff will receive social work training

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WBAY) – While the library is a great place to find a good read or get information, people often forget that it’s a crucial asset for connecting people to community resources. Today, 11 state libraries are on a mission to go even further to help community members who need it most. The Oshkosh […]

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Spring Arbor University goes virtual with its Master of Social Work program

SPRING ARBOUR, MI — Spring Arbor University’s Master of Social Work program will offer students a suite of virtual options starting this March. Students attending the Jackson-area college can take classes in person, but also at instructor-paced on Zoom classes or at their own pace through other online methods, officials said. university in a press […]

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FSU College of Social Work Appoints New Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Florida State University’s College of Social Work has established a new role to focus on amplifying the college’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Faculty member Keithen Mathis began her new role as Senior Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) this spring. Keithen Mathis began her new role as Senior Associate Dean for […]

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Registration Open for 20th Annual ISU Social Work Spring Conference

Indiana University Southern Department of Social Work and the Indiana Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) will present the 20th Annual Social Work Spring Conference in honor of National Professional Social Work Month. This year’s conference will be held virtually from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Friday, March 4, […]

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Representation Matters: UdeL’s Faculty of Social Work Innovates to Reach More Graduate Students of Color

Shawnise Miller (left) speaks with HBCU student Cardinal Express to Success. When a patient sees a physician of a similar race or ethnicity, the patient often experiences better outcomes. The same goes for the education of teachers and students, therapists and patients, social workers and clients, etc. “Representation matters,” said Shawnise Miller, director of the […]

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lex owen | Assistant Professor | School of Social Work

Summary Lex Owen has experience working with people with disabilities and their families, the elderly, and previously incarcerated people. She has also worked at the intersection of public health and social work focusing on improving disability inclusion in locality emergency preparedness planning. She is passionate about developing social work students into curious problem solvers and […]

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Solent University to host student conference on social work research

SOLENT University is organizing a conference which will present cutting-edge research on current social work topics produced by final year BA (Hons) social work students. The conference will take place on Friday, March 18, 2022 at 10 a.m. in the Jane Austen Amphitheater of the Spark Building on East Park Terrace. It is an opportunity […]

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Social work students promote advocacy through social policy

From: Morgan VuknicCreative Services Student Writer “Advocacy is so important because there’s a lot going on in the United States and around the world right now,” said social work professor Hyong Yeom. “There are issues of racial justice, racial equity, social justice, economic justice and environmental justice. It is important for a social work student […]

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CTiBS and Clinical Social Work: Telebehavioral Health Competencies for LCSWs in the Age of COVID-19

This article was originally published here Clin Soc Work J. 2022 Jan 13:1-9. doi: 10.1007/s10615-021-00827-7. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW) have been integrating technology into the practice of psychotherapy for at least two decades, but the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically shifted the primary method of service delivery for diagnostic assessment […]

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McGill social work students plan to quit in-person classes and stay online

Discontent that had been simmering for weeks at McGill’s School of Social Work led to a rebellion, with undergraduates voting Monday to refuse to return to in-person classes for at least a month past the scheduled Jan. 24 date. . Details on the strike vote are still unclear. A student body for undergraduate social work […]

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​Sonu Sood supports Sister Malvika’s membership in Congress and will pursue social work “without political affiliation”

The sister of actor Sonu Sood, Malvika Sood Sachar, embarked on a new adventure on Monday. She joined the Congress party in Punjab. Wishing his sister good luck on social media, Sonu Sood shared a photo of themselves with a recent photo. The actor, who is known for his humanitarian efforts during the COVID crisis, […]

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“The fields of theater, advertising and social work will always remain grateful to Gerson”

I was just fortunate enough to have been a trivial summer intern at Gerson Da Cunha’s Lintas. I landed in Lintas in the summer of 1978 for a 10 week summer project. Rags (Raghavan Srinivasan), George John, and Atul Sharma occupied three of Godrej’s approximately 10 steel tables in a large room at the northeast […]

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A place where social work flourishes

Wakefield Council staff celebrate high Ofsted grade Ofsted inspectors recently recognized the significant transformation that has taken place at Wakefield Council ensure that children and young people are “at the center of all practices”. Considered one of the most successful improvement projects, the council’s children’s services have now been rated as good with exceptional leadership, […]

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Sonu Sood at social work again! Everything is ready to distribute 1000 bikes, know here –

When it comes to philanthropy, the only actor we can think of today is Sonu Sood. He has spared no effort to help people during last year’s pandemic. From arranging bus services to paying medical bills for the needy, he and his team ensured that no one suffered during times of testing. Now the actor […]

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Sonu Sood back to social work! Everything is ready to distribute 1000 bikes, know here –

When it comes to philanthropy, the only actor we think of today is Sonu Sood. He spared no effort to help people during the pandemic last year. From arranging bus services to paying medical bills for the needy, he and his team ensured that no one suffered during the testing periods. Now the actor is […]

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We are the champions of social work

The Yorkshire and Humber Region Children’s Social Work Matters program was set up 10 years ago to address workforce issues. Participants examine the main achievements and future challenges. Melanie John-Ross is Head of Children’s Social Work Matters and Executive Director of Children’s Services at Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council Child social work teams have historically had […]