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Alberta must do better job preparing young people in care for life as adults: report

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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9 March 2017 News Round-up

SOCIAL WORKERS should use social media to try to contact a parent ahead of court proceedings, according to a judge who… 876 more words

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Children say thank you to social workers

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

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Independent fostering on the up?

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

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Foster care for sale?

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

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Somerset’s successful second bid to train new children’s social workers

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

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Joe Carlebach: We need to work together to honour our commitments to vulnerable children.

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

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