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Social work reform

Alison O’Sullivan

In a Community Care article by  posted on October 14, 2015 Directors have warned against a two-tier social work education system.

The Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS) has also expressed fears that “accreditation of children’s social workers could become additional burden.”

Read more at source: Directors warn against two-tier social work education system

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Extract from the ADCS President’s Opening Address at the National Children and Adult Services Conference:

“And because of the clarity of the statutory responsibilities we carry as directors of children’s services and lead members, we have the strength to pursue that responsibility relentlessly whatever the system might throw in our direction whether that be lack of resources, policy adhocracy or system change.”

Read full opening address at source: ADCS President’s Opening Address at the National Children and Adult Services Conference 

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