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Improving and Safeguarding Social Wellbeing

A Strategy for Social Work in Northern Ireland

This strategy for Social Work in Northern Ireland sets out a vision and agenda for action for social work and social workers in improving and safeguarding the social wellbeing of individuals, families and communities. It provides a framework for social work practice that reflects the role of social work in early intervention and prevention as well as in more targeted and specialist services for those in need of care or protection. It will support practitioners, commissioners, Trusts and other employers to strengthen and improve social work services for the future.