103, 2019

‘We weren’t set up to deal with this’: how councils have responded to county lines

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Drug dealing networks' exploitation of young people has exploded into public consciousness – but what are local authorities doing about it, and where do social workers fit in? It was spring 2015, recalls Trish Leivesley, now [...]

802, 2019

Safer Internet Day 2019

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By Will Gardner: Will Gardner is a Director of the UK Safer Internet Centre and CEO of Childnet, one of the three charity partners in the centre. He sits on the Executive Board of the UK [...]

102, 2019

Child sexual abuse: key advice for social workers working in this area

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Working with cases of CSA can be challenging for social workers, particularly when abuse is suspected but not ‘proven’ Recognise the value of your role: No matter what role you currently hold as a social worker [...]

102, 2019

Experiences of young people in care and care leavers

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Four care-experienced young people share stories about being in care as part of Coram Voice's writing competition Photo: Coram Coram Voice’s annual writing competition for young people in care and care leavers is open until [...]

2101, 2019

Achievers of the Month | October – January 2019

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Thank you to The Alex and Timpson Trust for funding this project. October 2018 Achievers of the Month One for settling well into placement and making a positive contribution. One for settling in well at [...]

2101, 2019

Freedom Fostering Update | January 2019

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Christmas Raffle Our raffle tickets were drawn Thursday 20th December 2018 at our 'end of year celebration' at Goals in Wolverhampton. First prize; Large elephant teddy. (Winner; Nadine Ikolo)Second prize; Teddy with Chocolates & strawberry [...]