Child protection policy and reform

The Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) Child Family and Community Australia (CFCA) (2014) identified that the current approach to child protection in Australia has acknowledged the roles the state and territory governments must play in protecting all children from abuse and neglect. It also explained that governments had assumed their obligation in meeting the … Read more

How changing laws, policies and economical ideologies impact on social work practice

In this assignment I will be exploring ways in which changing laws, policies and economical ideologies impact on social work practice and service users. The tension this creates between public servants, service users, local authorities and government. I will be focusing on the effectiveness of child protection intervention, safeguarding and assessment between in the UK … Read more

The value of qualitative research to social work research

Select a specific research method and critically evaluate its usefulness to researching in/for social work. It is not unusual for practitioners and students to become anxious about the prospect of undertaking social research. The reputation of research is difficult, mechanical and a tedious set of rituals that are linked to unappealing scientific or objective routines … Read more

Social work

Social work is described as art merged with science (Connolly & Harms, 2009, p.4). The science aspects of social work are comprehended by the evidence-based knowledge derived from researches and practice theories. The art of social work comes about as social work practitioners weave together this scientific knowledge with personal strengths, professional skills and experiences. … Read more

The Incredible Years Programs

The Incredible Years programs are multi-adaptive curriculum/training programs that are utilized by thousands of parents, teachers, and children across the world. ¬†Whether or not a child has a diagnosable disorder, is not a set requirement for program qualification. However, this being said, the program was designed for a target audience with some common focal points. … Read more

The First Response Team

This piece of work will discuss and evaluate strategies on change plan for the First Response Team. It will describe the statutory work in the First Response Team and the theories that underpin the work practice in this area of children’s services. In addition, using the theories of change management and reflection, this essay will … Read more

Armenian Family Case

Armenian Family Case – Interview with client Silvana is a 50-year-old caregiver, currently. She is divorced, with two children living away from her. Her father is deceased, and her mother, Araxia is 80-years-old. Her brother, Kardashian is 55-years-old, does not assist with taking care of her. Silvana works full-time at Disney, and while she has … Read more

Essay on the Multi-Ethnic Placement Act as Amended by the Inter-Ethnic Adoption Provision of 1996

Goals of the policy My policy I choose from, (‘Administrative Policies’, n.d) the Multi-Ethnic Placement Act as Amended by the Inter-Ethnic Adoption Provision of 1996. It has to do with transracial adoption. The purpose of this policy is associated with the Department of Children’s Services, it strives to push the best enthusiasm of all children … Read more