June 2009
Community Care;6/18/2009, Issue 1775, p7
The article offers news briefs related to social service in Great Britain. The Children's Workforce Development Council has launched a fund to help highflying graduates retrain as social workers. Member of Parliaments backed legislation to extend direct payments to health services, but called for greater clarity on how the system would work. The Department for Children confirmed that local authorities will be given powers to prevent parents from educating their children at home if a child's safety is in question.


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