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Sharp rise in social workers sharing diversity data with regulator

Community Care

In a paper to its board meeting at the end of last month , Social Work England attributed the rise in registrants submitting their data to a joint communication with sector bodies encouraging practitioners to do so, and the addition of questions on diversity to the current registration renewal process. Related articles.

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Racial diversity remains low among children’s directors, reveals ADCS data

Community Care

Racial diversity among directors of children’s services remains low, compared with the populations they serve and the workforces they lead, a survey has revealed. “This is something all local authorities are focussed on, as is the association. .”

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Adoption workforce must become more diverse to help tackle racial disparities, says Lords report

Community Care

The government must set up a task force to tackle longstanding racial disparities in the adoption system, including by making the workforce more diverse. Lack of diversity in adoption workforce and panels . The adoption workforce, and adoption panels, are insufficiently diverse.”

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Training Should Serve as Foundation for Meaningful Action

Social Work Blog

Anti-racism as well as other facets of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) must be a focal point for everyone within social work if the profession is to achieve the goal of providing quality, equitable services from equitable workplaces. In fact, the history of social work has many examples of exclusion. “We

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LGBT+ History Month: embrace diversity

Social Care

"It is a great joy to be living in a country and era which recognises and celebrates diversity and has the legal means to make sure exclusion, discrimination and oppression, based on sexual orientation are not tolerated." LGBT+ History Month is, therefore, the perfect opportunity to celebrate diversity across our sector.

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Diversity Spotlight: Beverly Greene, PhD

Society of Clinical Psychology

Greene has led social justice efforts to expand the dominant cultural narrative in mental health to one that is more representative of and better represents the realities of the broad spectrum of human diversity. The post Diversity Spotlight: Beverly Greene, PhD first appeared on Society of Clinical Psychology.

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Rogério M. Pinto Awarded the Diversity and Social Transformation Professorship

Michigan Social Work

Pinto has been named a University Diversity and Social Transformation Professor. Professor Rogério M. The initial appointment is for five years and also includes special faculty fellow status at NCID.