Coronavirus briefing: guidance for social workers

Author:
NATIONAL SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO CHILDREN
Publisher:
NSPCC
Publication year:
2020
Pagination:
19
Place of publication:
London

A summary of guidance for social workers and social work practitioners who are working with children and families during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The briefing brings together key guidance from all four UK nations to answer some frequently asked questions. Areas covered include: the social work workforce, including ensuring there are sufficient social workers to support children and families; how the coronavirus is affecting the child protection system; and the impact on direct work with children and families. [Published 22 May 2020. Updated 4 January 2021] (Edited publisher abstract)

Subject terms:
social workers, child protection, social work, families, safeguarding children, Covid-19, government policy, home visiting;
Content type:
practice guidance
Location(s):
United Kingdom, England, Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland
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