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Fast-tracking people through social work will not address the problems of recruitment and retention for the profession, according to a Plymouth University academic. Di Galpin, Academic lead in social work, said the greatest change has to come from changing the culture of the job, including tackling issues of blame, high…
As a charity supporting people with learning disabilities we are acutely aware of the many pressures families and care professionals are facing, particularly in a climate of funding cuts and increasing costs. To get under the skin of these issues and better understand them from a staff and parent’s perspective,…
Writing in his blog today, Richard Branson has revealed an unreleased statement from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), which calls on governments around the world to decriminalise drug use and possession for personal consumption for all drugs... “Greatness comes in simple trappings,” Richard Nixon once said. It…
In the face of negative publicity and cuts to services, social workers are starting to find their voice, says Anna McLaughlin. Here she explains why she is involved in setting up a new BASW branch in Merseyside, which meets for the first time on Wednesday, 14 October. I’ve been a…
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