Articles by Simply Social Work
A Qualified Social Worker, Assistant Team Manager and Father.
Only one argument!
Sometimes in this job you have a week that is like no other you have experienced before and for me this is an important subtle reminder that you can never make any assumptions in social work. It is also a gentle reminder that life is precious and should be treated with respect, and maybe I […]
‘The one and only one’
For many years social work assessments have been the main focus for debate and questions within the media and social work practise. First we do the Initial assessment, then if we need more information we complete a more fuller core assessment. The time scales for these assessments were set in guidance regardless of the need […]
The God Syndrome
Simply Social Work responds to Michael Gove’s recent comments and to the recurring image of social workers as potential saviours - and instead argues for a reflective profession that listens to young people rather than ‘rescues’ them.