Baby P case fuels social work fears
- Child Welfare Agency Hires Dozens of Case Workers. // Policy & Practice (19426828);Dec2008, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p33
The article reports on the employment of dozens of social workers by Child and Family Services Agency in Washington, D.C. It states that the agency has hired several workers to fill more than half the positions left vacant due to the resignation of about 60 employees. It notes that the hirings...
- MY PRACTICE. Barry, Clea // Community Care;1/13/2005, Issue 1555, p39
Presents an article relating the job of a child welfare worker in London, England. Reason behind the increase in number of employees who are leaving social work; Factors that contribute to the recruitment crisis in the region; Advantage of recruitment crisis to the worker.
- Sure Start missing most vulnerable parents, claims charity chief. Taylor, Amy // Community Care;10/13/2005, Issue 1594, p14
Focuses on the non-involvement of vulnerable parents who lack confidence in the Sure Start programme launched in Great Britain according to Caroline Abrahams, head of public policy of children's charity NCH during the LIVE Children and Families conference launched by the periodical "Community...
- Guaranteed role for voluntary sector. // Community Care;7/8/2004, Issue 1530, p11
Reports on the government proposal to support the development of voluntary and community sector infrastructure of children's services organizations in Great Britain. Use of levers available to statutory guidance by the ministers; Relationship of the authority with the voluntary and community...
- Correction. // Community Care;9/15/2005, Issue 1590, p26
Presents a correction to the article "Common Language, Different Practice?" that was previously published in the September 8, 2005 issue of "Community Care."
- Bromley uses bonuses to retain staff as referrals double. // Community Care;7/8/2010, Issue 1826, p10
The article reports that Bromley Council in London, England, has offered social workers bonuses for improving recruitment and retention processes.
- Project shows benefits of multi-skilling. Hayes, Derren // Community Care;3/6/2003, Issue 1462, p16
Focuses on a project in north Derbyshire which improved recruitment and retention of older people's care workers through redefining their role and skills. Creation of a role of a health and social care assistant.
- Mauritius to start training 'Street Educators' // New York Amsterdam News;3/28/2002, Vol. 93 Issue 13, p2
Reports the launching of a government-sponsored training program for organizations working with street children in Mauritius. Support of the United Nations Children's Fund to program; Budget allocated for the program; Role of the educators in the training.
- Social workers say Baby P case affects their own jobs. // Community Care;11/20/2008, Issue 1748, p5
The article reports that eight out of 10 respondents believe the government should bring in new management at Haringey, London, England, children's services following the Baby P case, an exclusive survey found. A web poll of 200 readers revealed a reluctance to rush to judgement on individual...