Chief social worker proposal divides sector's leadership

August 2009
Community Care;8/6/2009, Issue 1782, p6
The article reports that the suggestion by Great Britain's Children, Schools and Families Select Committee to appoint chief social workers in councils to provide practitioners with professional leadership has created a furore. The Association of Directors of Children's Services has rejected the idea and its. vice president Marion Davis said that the creation of the post will alienate other professionals in the sector. However, the British Association of Social Workers has backed the idea.


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