EDMONTON – Alberta’s child and youth advocate says the province must do a better job of preparing young people who are in government care for life as adults. 360 more words
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Two Children’s Social Care workers from Somerset have been honoured for their outstanding work with children and young people in the county.
Maxine Morgan, a Social Worker based in the Mendip area, and Kerry Waters, a Leaving Care Worker based in South Somerset, were both presented with the Children’s Worker of the Year Award last month (Wednesday 1 February) at the Somerset County Council Staff Awards. 582 more words
2 March 2017: News round-up
THE TREATMENT of local authority fostering as the “Cinderella service” within children’s social care will pave the way for a continued expansion of independent fostering agencies, TACT chief executive Andy Elvin told MPs within the Education Select Committee. 461 more words
23 February 2017: News round-up
FOSTER CARERS registered with Acorn Care and Education Group in parts of Wales, Norfolk and Luton could find themselves transferred to a new fostering employer to enable a merger between the National Fostering Agency and Acorn to go ahead. 779 more words
A partnership of South West local authorities led by Somerset County Council has successfully bid for Government funding to train a further 49 children’s social workers. 583 more words
Cllr Joe Carlebach is a councillor for Avonmore and Brook Green Ward.
I was very disappointed when I heard that there was to be a halt to the current programme to receive unaccompanied refugee children coming to the UK who are particularly at risk. 356 more words