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Government to bar councils from opting out of child protection duties

09 Dec 2016

Amendment to Children and Social Work Bill will remove list of "core legal duties", including child protection and child in need provisions, from scope of controversial exemption clauses

‘Unstable’ funding for children’s social care hitting services

07 Dec 2016

Council leaders have warned that grant funding is becoming increasingly critical to maintaining services

Tips on applying attachment theory in social work with adults

06 Dec 2016

Expert advice for understanding attachment and using it in your day-to-day social work practice

Government to revive controversial ‘exemption’ plans in social work bill

05 Dec 2016

Children’s minister says proposals will be re-tabled in “much altered and improved” form following House of Lords defeat

How children’s principal social workers feel about government ‘innovation’ proposals

05 Dec 2016

The children’s principal social worker network surveyed its members on controversial innovation proposals that were in the Children and Social Work Bill. Here’s what they said…

Councils setting numerical targets for adoption

22 Nov 2016

Transparency Project findings are thought to be the first time councils have acknowledged using numerical adoption targets since national benchmarks were scrapped in 2008