Thinking again about how to protect children

Posted on Tuesday 22nd October 2013

Growing inequality is having a troubling effect on relationships between social workers and the families they work with

"In the summer and autumn of 2013, the names of three children, Daniel Pelka, Hamza Khan and Keanu Williams entered the history books. It is chastening to pause and remember all of the human beings affected by their awful deaths: the children, their siblings, their parents, wider families, neighbours and all the professionals involved."

Sue White, who is Professor of Social Work at the School of Social Policy, together with colleagues Kate Morris (Associate Professor of Social Work at the University of Nottingham) and Brid Featherstone (Professor of Social Work at the Open University), feature in the Guardian Professional (22 October) in an article entitled 'We need to think again about how to protect children'.

Read the full article 'We need to think again about how to protect children'