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24 04, 2019

Top Tips: How To Be A Good Social Work Manager

2019-04-23T17:50:43+01:00

As practitioners, what qualities do you look out for and value in a manager? Below we've put a few 'top tips' that we hope will help assist managers in developing their skills and support [...]

Top Tips: How To Be A Good Social Work Manager 2019-04-23T17:50:43+01:00
23 04, 2019

Which Game of Thrones Character is in Your Social Work Office?

2019-04-23T16:15:44+01:00

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 [...]

Which Game of Thrones Character is in Your Social Work Office? 2019-04-23T16:15:44+01:00
19 04, 2019

How To Be A Social Work Manager Practitioners Value

2019-04-19T08:33:11+01:00

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; [...]

How To Be A Social Work Manager Practitioners Value 2019-04-19T08:33:11+01:00
18 04, 2019

My Social Work Story Series: I thought I Couldn’t Be A Social Worker Anymore

2019-04-17T17:18:21+01:00

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 [...]

My Social Work Story Series: I thought I Couldn’t Be A Social Worker Anymore 2019-04-17T17:18:21+01:00
17 04, 2019

The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy from Uneven Stress Levels

2019-04-15T11:54:42+01:00

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 [...]

The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy from Uneven Stress Levels 2019-04-15T11:54:42+01:00
16 04, 2019

If knowledge is power – who gets to wear the cape?

2019-04-12T10:29:36+01:00

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 [...]

If knowledge is power – who gets to wear the cape? 2019-04-12T10:29:36+01:00
15 04, 2019

A Cover is Not the Book: Reviewing Prejudices in Social Work

2019-04-12T16:42:42+01:00

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 [...]

A Cover is Not the Book: Reviewing Prejudices in Social Work 2019-04-12T16:42:42+01:00
13 04, 2019

Free Resource Packs on Self Harm, Forced Marriage, Trafficking & FGM

2019-04-13T11:27:32+01:00

Virtual College have completed these free resource packs on self harm in young people, forced marriage & FGM. Download copies for free now. To help parents & practitioners to understand the scale of self-harm [...]

Free Resource Packs on Self Harm, Forced Marriage, Trafficking & FGM 2019-04-13T11:27:32+01:00
11 04, 2019

How a Postcode Lottery is Gambling with Children’s Lives

2019-04-10T19:26:14+01:00

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 [...]

How a Postcode Lottery is Gambling with Children’s Lives 2019-04-10T19:26:14+01:00
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