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Funded PhD opportunities: School of Social Policy

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The School of Social Policy at the University of Birmingham, is seeking to recruit two full time doctoral research scholarships. Find out how to apply.
Date:
Monday 21st July 2014

The moral compexities of child protection: mothers, children and the state

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Sue White, Professor of Social Work for Children and Families, contributes to the latest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Whose interests do we protect by refusing children asylum? Not ours, nor the children

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Dr Nando Sigona of the Institute for Researchinto Superdiversity (IRiS), writes in 'The Conversation' in a recent article entitled 'Whose interests do we protect by refusing children asylum? Not ours, nor the children'.
Date:
Thursday 10th April 2014

'Cinderella law' proposals are unhelpful and draconian

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Sue White, Professor of Social Work (Children and Families) in the School of Social Policy, contributes to an article in 'The Conversation', commenting on the proposed 'Cinderella law'.
Date:
Wednesday 2nd April 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

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

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

Erasmus International Exchange Programme

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Social Work students from the University of Birmingham, together with a teaching team of two academics and two service users, visited Nuremberg on an international exchange trip.
Date:
Friday 10th February 2012
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