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Clash of "Friends"

I am currently finding it difficult in my current situation with co-workers at work as well as my fellow social workers in school. At one point towards the end of summer I had left my retail job which gave me the first friends I ever had when I first moved and my currently university, where I attended for my BSW, provided me with a few lifelong friends. 336 more words

Stand up for social work by joining BASW

Guest blog from Maggie Mellon, Vice Chair of The British Association of Social Workers (BASW)

Community Care has reported less than a tenth of the profession are involved in the debate following the College of Social Work’s closure announcement. 1,023 more words

Children And Famiies

Careers: How I Got Here - Maggie Mellon

From: 08 September 2004

Maggie Mellon, Director of children and family services, Children 1st.

What was your first job? I was a Saturday girl in Woolworths. 301 more words

Children And Famiies

Protect the human: Don't stunt love

Maggie Mellon asks why we have children and what makes a parent. Drawing on her own experience of motherhood, she suggests what the national parenting strategy should do. 1,193 more words

Children And Famiies

Social Workers – Our forgotten heroines and heroes

Prof June Thoburn who was recognised for outstanding work as a social worker and in support of social workers.

Like many people the closest I get these days to social workers is looking at the ‘Clare in the Community’ cartoons in the Guardian by the incomparable Harry Venning. 1,165 more words

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