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New ways of working and learning can grow resilient children’s social workers

March 21, 2018 | Emily Taylor

This recent article from The Guardian looks at research done by the UK’s Department of Education on England’s children and family social workforce. The study found that “a third of social workers leave the profession within two years, and the average career span is just eight years”. The article discusses related research and potential solutions, including implementing “reflective supervision” techniques and improved training for the social workforce.

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