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Moving from the individual to the relational: child protection reimagined

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Brid Featherstone, Professor of Social Care, The Open University, Sue White, Professor of Social Work, University of Birmingham, and Kate Morris, Associate Professor of Social Work, University of Nottingham contribute to Blog 'Moving from the individual to the relational: child protection reimagined'
Date:
Monday 28th October 2013

Thinking again about how to protect children

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Professor Sue White and colleagues from the Open University and the University of Nottingham feature in an article in the Guardian Professional on how to protect our children.
Date:
Tuesday 22nd October 2013

Innovative teaching methods in social work education at Birmingham are praised in Guardian article

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In an article in the Guardian newspaper today (16 October), 'Social work courses: seeking to master professional training', the University of Birmingham's social work education was highlighted for its innovative teaching methods.
Date:
Wednesday 16th October 2013

Reimagining Child Protection: Towards humane social work with families

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Social Policy academic Professor Sue White, together with colleagues Professor Brid Featherstone and Kate Morris will next year publish 'Reimagining Child Protection: Towards Humane Social Work with Families'. Drawing on years of experience, they argue that the current dominant model of social work geared to crisis intervention, hampered by bureaucracy and form filling and with a continuous turnover of staff, won't do.
Date:
Thursday 10th October 2013

Social Work Education in your pocket

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Social Work lecturer creates media rich mobile phone and tablet app.
Date:
Monday 10th June 2013

High rankings for Social Policy and Social Work

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Social Work and Social Policy perform well in the latest Guardian University Guide league tables for 2013-2014.
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Thursday 6th June 2013

Social work students in custody suites

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University of Birmingham Social Work students are gaining experience behind bars in a unique initiative that sees them help care for vulnerable detainees in police custody.
Date:
Wednesday 12th December 2012

Social Work course at Birmingham ranked 1st in Russell Group of UK Universities 2012

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Social Work at Birmingham is ranked 1st out of the Russell Group of UK Universities for 2012.
Date:
Wednesday 5th December 2012

Understanding and working with parental resistance: exploring insights from research and theory

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Birmingham Social Work Academy Masterclass, Understanding and working with parental resistance: exploring insights from research and theory, led by Professor Donald Forrester, University of Bedfordshire, 15 January 2013.
Date:
Wednesday 24th October 2012

Enhancing the student experience: QuestionTime@ IASS

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QuestionTime@ IASS will be a key event for returning social policy and social work students, based on the BBC1 televisition programme, Question Time.
Date:
Thursday 5th July 2012
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