Entrust Blog

‘The social work office was stark and brutal’: BBC1′s The Casual Vacancy

19 Feb 2015

The dramatic impact of social work scenes in The Casual Vacancy come at the expense of reality, writes social worker Alan Fisher

Progress on tackling child sexual exploitation not reaching social workers

17 Feb 2015

Office of the Children's Commissioner finds strong child sexual exploitation strategies do not always lead to effective frontline practice

Intervening too late in children’s problems costs society £17bn per year

13 Feb 2015

Major study reveals councils are spending £6.5bn on late interventions, such as child protection orders and taking children into care

When does families’ overprotectiveness tip over into psychological abuse?

11 Feb 2015

Blair McPherson says social workers must be given the time to support adults to assert their rights to self-determination in the face of familial overprotectiveness

Lack of mental health beds putting AMHPs under ‘extreme pressure’, warns CQC

09 Feb 2015

Regulator's Mental Health Act report also examines early impact of landmark Supreme Court ruling on deprivation of liberty

Connected and protected: Can social media be a part of social work practice?

05 Feb 2015

We can no longer shy away from understanding how social media is affecting our colleagues and service users, writes Denise Turner