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Social Work News Magazine

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SOCIAL WORK NEWS, OCT - DEC 2018


As always, we’ve worked incredibly hard to bring you an enjoyable yet informative read which showcases some of the best talent within the social work profession.

In this issue:

  • What social workers need to know about understanding brain injuries
  • SHARE – an innovative new social work model
  • A review of some of the latest social work text books
  • You share your opinions with us in our latest “have your say” feature
  • What it’s like working at the London Borough of Newham
  • What life is like for social workers in the Channel Islands


SOCIAL WORK NEWS, JUL - SEP 2018


A bumper packed issue for the summer, this edition features a wide range of exclusive articles and interviews with high profile figures from across the sector which we’re sure you’ll enjoy.

In this issue:

  • How to keep safe when you are at work
  • An interview with Anthony Douglas, CEO of Cafcass who lets us know more about their current priorities
  • A review of some of the latest social work text books
  • You share your opinions with us in our latest “have your say” feature
  • You can find out what it’s like to work in Torbay and in Hounslow


SOCIAL WORK NEWS, JAN - MARCH 2018


In this issue of Social Work News, we have launched our exciting new Social Work Circle feature where you can contribute and share your thoughts via an anonymous guest column.

In this issue:

  • Find out how you can boost your court skills
  • Read an exclusive interview with Child Bereavement UK
  • Find out how Frontline are transforming social work recruitment amongst graduates
  • Use our social work calendar to add any upcoming dates to your diary


SOCIAL WORK NEWS, OCT - DEC 2017


In this issue of Social Work News, we explore the different ways that social workers can effectively empower families and vulnerable people.

In this issue:

  • How far should you rely on your instincts in making decisions?
  • What specific skills do you need to support young offenders?
  • How can you better support families to make positive change?
  • Crucially, how to make sure your evidence is unbiased?


SOCIAL WORK NEWS, JUL - SEP 2017


If you are looking for a social work pick-me-up or simply want to hear what others are doing to improve their daily practice, the latest issue of Sanctuary Social Work News (SSWN) is a must-read!

 In this issue:
  • Correct type of questions needed to achieve best evidence
  • Best advice offered by 16 regular SSWN readers
  • Your questions answers offered by expert panellists
  • Latest research into how to get the most out of reflective supervision
  • And much more...


SOCIAL WORK NEWS, APR - JUN 2017


In the latest edition of Sanctuary Social Work News, we delve into the working lives of frontline social workers and hear directly from care leavers and those receiving support, to offer an insightful read!


 In this issue:
  • Autistic author, Paddy-Joe Moran, talks about the importance of communication
  • Senior Practitioner, Rosie Corby, discusses helping unaccompanied asylum seeking children
  • Social Worker, Beverley Hodgson, shares what it is like working on the Isles of Scilly
  • And much more...


SOCIAL WORK NEWS, JAN - MAR 2017


In wishing you a Happy New Year, we're excited to be sharing some of the social work successes of 2016 and what teams across the country are working on over the next year.


In this issue:
  • Chief Social Worker for Adult Services, Lyn Romeo, shares her thoughts on further health and social care integration
  • What it is like to live and work in the Falkland Islands
  • We hear from those directly on the frontline about the reality of tackling child sexual exploitation (CSE)
  • And much more...


SOCIAL WORK NEWS, OCT - DEC 2016


Whether you are interested in spotting the signs of radicalisation, would like to know how Doncaster Children’s Services Trust is performing, or simply want to read one adult practitioner’s account of working in rural Australia, the Oct-Dec 2016 issue is a must read!


Written with frontline social workers and managers alike, we discover:
  • We hear directly from councils about new projects 
  • Experience of a social worker working in rural Australia 
  • What Doncaster Children's Services Trust are doing to meet the Trust's ambitions 
  • What it's like for those making the transition from CAMHS to AMHS 


SOCIAL WORK NEWS, JUL - SEP 2016


The July – September 2016 issue of Sanctuary Social Work News has a fresh feel. Whether you’re interested in hearing about the changes happening at Rotherham, want to know what is happening directly from the frontline, or simply fancy your chances at winning one of our new giveaways, this issue is a must read.


Written with frontline social workers and managers alike, we discover:
  • What it's like working at Rotherham 
  • How 'worry eaters' are being used by a Child In Need Team in Essex 
  • What continues to motivate award winning social work manager, Maureen Roscoe-Goulson 
  • Why male suicide is becoming more of an issue 
  • Why it's beneficial to be on social media 
  • How Norway's approach to safeguarding differs to the UK 
  • Why two of Tri-Borough's Children's Services have been rated 'outstanding'


SOCIAL WORK NEWS, APR - JUN 2016


In the April - June issue of Sanctuary Social Work News, 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. And much more...
  • Mapping social work 
  • Practice research tips 
  • Legislation update 
  • In their best interest 
  • A day in the life of a Looked After Children team social worker