Alison J Stevens's Blog – June 2010 Archive (9)

MY CO WORKERS LETTER PUBLISHED IN THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

Safeguards are needed against social workers

SIR – For over 25 years we have been supporting parents subjected to unfounded allegations of child abuse and we echo Christopher Booker’s concerns (June

20) that the system has swayed too far in favour of social services when

they wish to remove children from loving families.

It is worrying that not only are applications to remove children growing as a result of an overreaction to the tragic Baby…

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Added by Alison J Stevens on June 28, 2010 at 22:00 — No Comments

DAILY MAIL BLOG-MARTIN NAREY

So Mr Narey states that more children should be taken into care.



The Director of Barnardos should be well aware that the family courts are in meltdown, with the alarmingly increase in care proceedings, which in some parts of the country is as much as 80%.



With the former comes the large waiting list for guardians to be appointed to cases, in the family court arena, the waiting list in some

parts of the…

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Added by Alison J Stevens on June 28, 2010 at 21:38 — No Comments

FAMILY LAW WEEK NEWS

President

issues guidance to judges and Magistrates on split hearings but guidance does

not constitute a practice direction


Guidance seeks to discourage unnecessary split hearings

http://www.familylawweek.co.uk/site.aspx?i=ed60066




Munro Review to look at children’s social work and frontline child…
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Added by Alison J Stevens on June 26, 2010 at 15:21 — No Comments

Race Equality in Health & Social Care: Challenges for the East Midlands BME Communities

Race Equality in Health & Social Care: Challenges for the East Midlands BME Communities



Time: 30 June 2010 9.30am -4:30pm

Address: Heritage Hotel Derby DE1 1LF



To book contact: Kirit Mistry -Executive Director of Derby Racial Equality Council. Tel 01332 372428 or email: reinhsc@yahoo.co.uk



Booking forms are also available at www.oneeastmidlands.org.uk



This event is free



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Added by Alison J Stevens on June 25, 2010 at 18:16 — No Comments

CRB VETTING AND BARRING LATEST

July registration halted as VBS is remodelled



The Home Secretary, Theresa May, has today (15th June 2010) issued a statement to the House of Commons which confirms the stated intention of the coalition Government to review the Vetting & Barring and criminal records regimes to ensure that they are scaled back to common sense levels.



The Written Ministerial Statement reads:



Tuesday, 15 June 2010

HOME OFFICE

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Added by Alison J Stevens on June 25, 2010 at 16:50 — No Comments

Undercover Social Worker

Undercover Social Worker…

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Added by Alison J Stevens on June 9, 2010 at 21:41 — 1 Comment

Conservative-Lib Dem coalition agreement: children and young people







Conservative-Lib Dem coalition agreement: children and young people

The Conservative and Liberal Democrat Parties have reached agreement on a preliminary range of issues. Deficit reduction remains the most urgent issue and the parties have confirmed

that this would be effected more by reduced spending than by increased

taxes, including cuts of
£6 billion to non-front line services within the…

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Added by Alison J Stevens on June 2, 2010 at 21:57 — No Comments

social work conference

The Future of Recruiting and Retaining Social Workers: Best practice and reform



Date:

24 Jun 2010

Venue:

Central London (Venue TBC)

Exclusive Sponsor:

Tribal



The recruitment and retention of social workers is at crisis point. Research by the Local Government Association has found that 60…

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Added by Alison J Stevens on June 1, 2010 at 22:52 — No Comments

AN E MAIL FROM THE JOURNALIST THAT I FEEL SET US UP SOCIAL NETWORK SITES

Dear Alison,



Just back from holiday and reading your email.



I hope you saw the report on the Sunday night: the film was about how

adoption agencies and local authorities are concerned that birth

parents and their children are making contact online. As part of this,

it was necessary to include interviews with adoptive parents, adoption

agencies and social workers BUT in order to give the piece balance, it

was vital to include the perspective of a… Continue

Added by Alison J Stevens on June 1, 2010 at 20:30 — 1 Comment

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