In this powerful open letter, a social worker with 30 years' experience in child protection tells Cameron why his jail threats are misguided
With David Cameron threatening jail for social workers who fail to protect children, we must evidence the huge pressure social workers are under.
Social worker Rebecca Joy Novell welcomes the College of Social Work's election wish-list which calls for more money for the sector
Action for Children found social workers feel less empowered to help children suffering neglect than police, doctors and headteachers
A Community Care investigation has revealed implementation of the employer standards has been inconsistent, and many frontline workers don't know they exist
Practitioners need to understand more about the person and their community to implement the strengths-based approach to assessment envisaged by legislation, says guide