You didn’t really think we’d let the final season pass us without referencing Game of Thrones at all did you? It’s the TV sensation that has the entire world on the edge of their seats [...]
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We may wax lyrical about our founder and leader Matt Hughes, his vision for a modern social work community and how passionate he has made the whole One Stop Social team about promoting good practice; [...]
When I graduated in 2012 from University of Birmingham, I was dead set on working in children’s services. My first job post university was as a family support/learning mentor in a primary school in [...]
It’s probably no coincidence that National Stress Awareness Month (April) falls right before most children and young people face their end of year exams. Whether you’re sitting your first ever SAT test or [...]
There is a bit of a standing joke between myself and some friends about wearing capes. Capes are knowledge. We all admit some days are harder than others with our kids and some days [...]
No matter how we try, there are prejudices everywhere. Our minds immediately assume someone with glasses looks intelligent, tattoos imply a rebellious nature and millennials are ‘snowflakes’. While some have an inherent predisposition towards making [...]
Are you a child or young person feeling anxious or depressed? Great news, the front-line services across the UK are of good standards and committed to supporting those in need. The recent NHS 10-Year Plan [...]
Are you looking for something to re-light the embers of your passion in social care? Then read on about my first encounter with social pedagogy at the Fire Starter Event, and my [...]
In February 2019 the UK courts experienced their first victory in a battle that began in 1985. This momentous verdict was when the first person ever was convicted of FGM offenses, since it was first [...]
Professionals within social work have known for a long time that abuse isn’t always physical. It can involve manipulation of emotions, mental health and financial extortion to name but a few areas; but the clear [...]