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Careers may change but we are social workers for life

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In a Blog written by the Chief Social Worker for Adults at the Department of Health, Lyn Romeo says that "Being a social worker involves working with complexity, taking difficult decisions and making a positive difference in challenging circumstances.
Date:
Monday 9th November 2015

Social Work students meet Chief Social Worker for England

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Lyn Romeo, the Chief Social Worker for England (Adults and Communities) took part in a key session for new social work students recently.
Date:
Monday 28th September 2015

Social Work student wins Frances Sheldon Award

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Social Work student, Victoria Ward, has been awarded the winning entry for this year's Frances Sheldon Award, for her dissertation.
Date:
Monday 21st September 2015

'Step up' to study social work at Birmingham

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The School of Social Policy is pleased to announce that they have won the opportunity to provide the 'Step Up' social work qualification programme, for a consortium of West Midlands Local Authorities.
Date:
Wednesday 26th August 2015

Social Work programmes met with high approval from the Health and Care Professions Council

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We are delighted to announce, following a recent visit from the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), the Social Work programmes both BA and MA 'have met all of the HCPC's 58 Standards of Education and Training without any conditions.
Date:
Thursday 11th June 2015

Social Work students return from successful Erasmus trip to Warsaw, Poland

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Recently, Dawn Riverand Maureen Smojkis led a trip for Social Work students on the BA and MA qualifying programmes to the Institute of Prevention and Resocialisation at the University of Warsaw Poland.
Date:
Tuesday 19th May 2015

Birmingham Brief: Child protection system does not need a political game of 'tough and tougher'

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Professor Sue White, Professor of Social Work (Children and Families) in the School of Social Policy, writes for the 'Birmingham Brief'.
Date:
Thursday 12th March 2015

Creating tomorrow's leading social scientists

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The University of Birmingham is proud to offer 25 ESRC scholarships to fund postgraduate training and doctoral research.
Date:
Tuesday 18th November 2014

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

Lecturer recognised for exceptional work with Excellence in Teaching Award

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Congratulations to Dawn River, Lecturer in the Institute of Applied Social Studies in the School of Social Policy, who has received the 2014 School of Social Policy and College of Social Sciences Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Date:
Thursday 10th July 2014
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