Coronavirus recovery package needed for children to prevent "inter-generational crisis"
Keep children centres open, uphold rights, continue social worker visits and maintain respite services, urges England's chlidren's commissioner...
Home Secretary accused of 'hate speech' against Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities
Community demands apology from Priti Patel for "unacceptable and discriminatory" comments...
Hair and skin are important to a black child’s identity – but many social workers don’t understand this
Social work lecturer Zoe Thomas shares findings from her research
‘Nobody ever punished anyone out of addiction’
Scotland’s drug deaths reinforce the need for a significant rethink of substance misuse policy, writes Alison Bavidge
Government consultation on whether to continue relaxing children's social care a 'shambles'
Campaigners against controversial measures introduced during lockdown say they lack confidence in Department of Education consultation on extending them beyond end of September
World Suicide Prevention Day: a social worker's poem
With male suicide at a two-decade high and accounting for three-quarters of all those taking their life in England and Wales, social work student Ashleigh Gonera wrote the following poem to highlight...
The delusion of meritocracy
PSW reviews Radio 4's Start of the Week on Meritocracy and inequality...
Value of community social work highlighted as UN warns of 'development emergency'
High-level meeting could lead to closer links between social work and UN development agenda
Despite social distancing, we must not lose focus on co-production
Despite social distancing, we must renew our commitment to working co-productively, says Stephen Bahooshy, a programme manager for children and adult services at Southwark Council, and service user...