Tag Archives: Social Workers

Higher social work caseloads linked to re-referrals

31st Jul 2017

Children are more likely to be re-referred to local authorities when social workers have higher caseloads, a study has found. The Department for Education analysis of re-referrals to children’s services…

Expert’s Corner: Interview with Sue Brookman

28th Jun 2017

Children’s guardian Sue Brookman on how the courts and professionals are coping with the deluge of care applications Recommendations that local authorities and children’s guardians should be able to work…

Children and Social Work Bill becomes law

2nd May 2017

Courts and practitioners will have to consider the long-term care and needs of a child when making decisions on adoptions and care orders now the Children and Social Work Bill…