Mon.Dec 05, 2022

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1,000 social workers deregistered after paying £90 fee and meeting CPD requirements

Community Care

Just over 1,000 social workers have been removed from the register despite paying the £90 fee and meeting continuing professional development (CPD) requirements in this year’s renewal round. Social Work England released the figure after several social workers reported being inadvertently barred from practice by what they described as flaws in the regulator’s online registration system that meant they did not complete the renewal application form.

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“Child welfare” in Washington State: No AMBER Alert, no release of alleged kidnapper’s photo for days after a foster mother allegedly kidnaps a child in her care. And almost no media coverage either.

NCCPR Child Welfare Blog

HAVE YOU SEEN THIS FOSTER CHILD AND/OR THIS FOSTER PARENT? IF SO, PLEASE CALL THE MT. VERNON, WASHINGTON STATE POLICE AT (360) 428-3211 It was more than a week before anyone realized the foster child on the left was missing. It took even longer for police to release the photo on the right - a photo of Amanda Dinges, the foster mother who allegedly kidnapped the child.


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Cafcass staff quizzed on readiness to take industrial action as union heads reject 2.5% offer

Community Care

Cafcass staff are being quizzed on their readiness to take industrial action after union leaders rejected a 2.51% pay offer for 2022-23. Napo and UNISON have sent out consultative ballots to their members – including social workers who practise as family court advisers – asking them whether they accept or reject the offer and, if the latter, whether they would be prepared to take industrial action in response.

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NASW Member Voices: Unfortunately, mass shootings are small part of the America’s larger gun violence problem

Social Work Blog

Americans over the past three weeks have again witnessed the carnage of gun-involved mass killings. On November 19, 2022, five people were gunned down at a Colorado Springs night club frequented by members of the LGBTQ+ community. Only three days later, another mass shooting in Chesapeake, Virginia took the lives of seven other innocent individuals.

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5 Must Haves for Case Management

Thousands of nonprofits rely on case management software to help collect data, manage programs, coordinate with agencies, and provide life-changing health and human services. Adopting a cloud-based case management platform is essential for nonprofits and government agencies to operate more efficiently and make better use of their funding and budget.

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Book Review - The Empowered Citizens Guide: 10 Steps To Passing a Law That Matters to You

The New Social Worker

Pat Libby has provided individuals with a “roadmap” to the process of lawmaking with her book The Empowered Citizens Guide: 10 Steps To Passing a Law That Matters to You. Read The New Social Worker's book review.

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The National Pediatric Palliative Care Task Force Releases New Guiding Principles


Principles come in response to Dobbs vs. Jackson and other related issues.


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The Most Empowering Mental Health Quotes

Social Work Haven

Social work involves working with people who may feel low because of sudden changes in their lives. In addition, the social work role has been associated with burnout, depression, job related stress, poor work life balance resulting in a high turnover in the field. Mental health needs a great deal of attention, and it is up to you to make healthy choices.

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Sobriety Chat: Simon

Living Sober

Simon Kozak is a husband, father, grandfather, friend, athlete, former advertising guru, award winning marketer. and he is sober. Click on the links below to watch or listen to Simon's Sobriety Chat. He talks about his powerful turning point with booze, how recovery is a selfish act (and that's OK!), the power of lived experience and peer support, and the […] Sobriety Chat: Simon was first posted on December 6, 2022 at 10:29 am. ©2019 " Living Sober " Use of this feed is for p

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ASWB Exam Changes!

Therapist Development Center

We’re writing today to share an important update coming to the ASWB exams. This change impacts both the masters level LMSW exam and the clinical level LCSW exams. The ASWB announced: “In January 2023, test-takers will begin seeing a mix … Continued. The post ASWB Exam Changes! appeared first on Therapist Development Center Blog.

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Depression & Perfectionism

Gateway Foundation

Depression is a complex condition that can significantly impact how a person views themselves and society. While researchers haven’t found one particular cause of the condition, many studies reveal a strong connection between depression and perfectionism. The tendency to be overly self-critical and hold oneself to high standards of performance can ultimately lead to depressive symptoms and other maladaptive behaviors.

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Get Connected: Using Social Media for Social Work Success

Speaker: Gary Direnfeld, MSW, RSW.

You may have the clinical skills to manage a private practice, but your success could actually hinge on marketing skills. For a thriving practice, you need to differentiate yourself from others and present yourself in a way that attracts referrals. These days, much of that happens online, including on social media. In this webinar, Gary Direnfeld will discuss how social media marketing can help you build your private practice and grow your client base.