The world nowadays can be a cynical place. The introduction of the internet and the rising dominance of social media has meant we face a 24-hour news cycle. There’s no respite from the updates about [...]
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An article in The Times recently commented on how midwives were calling for a return to the policy of “weigh-ins” for women during pregnancy, to monitor weight gain. While the focus was more geared towards [...]
Job hunting is a minefield. Everywhere you look there’s a different opportunity, advice column, recruiter or website showcasing what your next professional step could look like. If you’re out of work, looking for your first [...]
One Stop Social is unashamedly passionate about social work, and therefore, we’re driven by an enthusiasm to show the rest of the world just how brilliant social work is. While we don’t look at the [...]
To many, the topic of autism is a controversial one. It is said to both be undesirable, or a gift. Yet if you were to ask anyone with autism, or anyone they associate themselves with, [...]
Continuing in our new series of interviews with front-line practitioners, we've now had the chance to speak to an Approved Mental Health Practitioner (AMHP) about what their job role is like. Many social work students [...]
Young people have been conditioned to be consumed by the notion of social media. It’s an integral part of being young in the modern age. You’re judged by what your 'Insta-story' looks like or how [...]
As a society we have a strange obsession with crime. We binge watch tv shows dedicated to murderers and fill newspapers with stories of people committing terrible deeds or being dragged into criminal actions. We’re [...]
When we think of a homeless person, the stereotype that pops into many people’s mind subconsciously is an older man who shows visual signs of substance abuse. We sometimes think of homelessness as something that [...]
In the last year alone, an estimated 2 million people aged 16-59 experienced domestic abuse. Government figures suggest that 250,000 children are living with domestic violence in the home. Currently they are not seen as [...]