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Read about the School of Social Policy in Six Languages

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In this recent addition to our website, you can now read about the work of the School of Social Policy in six different languages.
Date:
Thursday 6th February 2014

Enhance your career prospects with a PhD suitable for all aspects of social work, social policy and practice

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Study our new Doctor of Social Work, designed for those involved in all aspects of social work, social policy and practice in a wide range of settings, including government, voluntary organisations, community-based projects, management, education, social care, health care, probation and user groups, as paid workers or volunteers.
Date:
Wednesday 29th January 2014

Birmingham student wins 'Children's Social Worker of the Year'

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Congratulations to social work student who qualified three years ago, who has been awarded 'Children's Social Worker of the Year' award.
Date:
Thursday 12th December 2013

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.
Date:
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
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