Is the core purpose of prison punishment or rehabilitation?
Maggie Fogarty reviews Radio 4's The Spark with QC Chris Daw who believes prisons do more harm than good...
White voices on white privilege
As part of Black History Month, two white social workers discuss their privilege
Virtually me - a poem for our time
With new lockdowns set to reduce face-to-face visits again, social work poet Peter Unwin put pen to paper
The reality of food poverty
As a single dad on benefits, social work student Dominic Watters knows all too well the reality of food insecurity
Mental health and older people in a time of pandemic
From social isolation to restrictions in care homes, Covid is having a major impact
Government criticised for lack of social work representation on SAGE
Emergency advisory group missing our knowledge and understanding of communities and human behaviour, says profession
'This is how it feels like to me be mentally unwell'
Social worker Sally Redman* gives a powerfully honest account, describing her journey to recovery and what employers can do to help ...
How do you solve a problem like social care?
With a pandemic winter approaching the crisis in social care will no doubt become a hot topic again. Will social work’s role be recognised in the government’s long-awaited proposals to reform social...