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Chaos and conflict – mitigating the impact of alcohol dependency on families

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I am very pleased to welcome to the blog my colleague and counterpart based at the Department for Education, the Chief Social Worker for Children and Families, Isabelle Trowler. Although based in separate departments we work together to make social …

A critical opportunity to help shape the future of social work is here

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The public consultation on the regulatory framework for the new specialist regulator for social workers, is now open. Over the last few months, there has been real progress in establishing Social Work England, the new regulator for social workers in …

Teaching partnerships are forging the future of social work

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Isabelle Trowler, Chief Social Worker for Children and Families and I recently wrote out to the sector inviting applications for the opportunity for additional investment in developing teaching partnership approaches. There is growing recognition by employers of social workers that …