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With redefining the foundations for social work education and effective national leadership firmly at the centre of changes to the profession, we take a look at what the future holds in the April – June 2016 edition of Sanctuary Social Work News.
In our roundtable discussion we hear directly from Chief Social Workers Isabelle Trowler and Lyn Romeo alongside BASW’s newly appointed Chief Executive, Ruth Allen, on their aspirations for the profession.
We also discover more about the importance of media engagement from media expert, David Niven, whose research advocates sharing how the profession is helping to transform the lives of vulnerable people.
Meanwhile, we discover what frontline social workers can do to keep up-to-date with the latest research, why person-centred communications is vital in dementia care, and how a ‘worry bag’ made all the difference to one child.
In this issue
04 – News bites
Take a look at the latest announcements related to social work, including the Government’s plans to boost mental health services for children in care.
06 – Roundtable discussion
...with Chief Social Workers, Isabelle Trowler and Lyn Romeo, and BASW’s Chief Executive, Ruth Allen, on recent policy changes and their aspirations for the profession.
12 – The ‘darling’ debate
Campaigner, Beth Britton, discusses the importance of being person-centred when communicating with people living with dementia.
15 – Handling the media
Social work podcast producer and media trainer, David Niven, explores how we can achieve positive media coverage of the profession.
18 – Mapping social work
We take a close look at data showing where social workers reside in England, and reveal the results in the form of a heat map.
20 – Practice research tips
Zoë Betts, owner of iamsocialwork, shares some tips from leading social work academics on how keeping up-to-date with vital research can be made easier for those on the frontline.
22 – Legislation update
We take a look at the updates to the new immigration legislation as the Bill makes its final passage through parliament.
24 – In their best interest
Mental health nurse and trainer, Jenni Pennington, writes about closing the current gaps in meeting the best interests of those lacking capacity to make decisions.
26 – A day in the life of...
a Looked After Children team social worker. We find out why having a supportive line manager is invaluable when working with looked after children and their families.
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