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Seven steps towards a more anti-oppressive social work approach to care proceedings

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Simon Haworth outlines potential ways to improve practice in care proceedings
Date:
19 February 2018

'When care proceedings concluded and children were removed, I felt only sadness'

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Teaching Fellow Simon Haworth talks in a Community Care article about the emotional impact of care proceedings and questions whether adoption practice causes social harm.
Date:
15 February 2018

Researcher wins British Journal of Social Work Prize

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Dr Lisa Morriss, Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Birmingham has been awarded the BASW Kay McDougall British Journal of Social Work Prize for an article looking at the newly created role of the Approved Mental Health Professional.
Date:
25 September 2017

Tri-City Social Work Exchange - What we learned about social work in England by visiting America

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Three participants in the Tri-City Social Work Exchange – including University of Birmingham's Professor Jon Glasby - explain how they left a visit to Chicago feeling more pride about their own way of working.
Date:
18 September 2017

Here's what the care homes of the future should look like

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With everything from shops and salons to cinemas and cycling, Paul Burstow discusses a new scheme encourages residents to take control of their lives by designing care homes.
Date:
02 August 2017

Professor Paul Burstow announced as new chair of the Social Care Institute for Excellence

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Professor of Mental Health Policy Paul Burstow has been appointed as the new chair of national improvement agency and charity the Social Care Institute for Excellence.
Date:
28 July 2017
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