IWD2021: Learn your craft

IWD2021: Learn your craft

Today is International Women’s Day. At Frontline, we’re celebrating the achievements of all women in social work, and the huge impact they’ve had on improving the lives of the children and families they support. This week, we hear from five Frontline women – fellows...
Why I decided not to give up pushing for change

Why I decided not to give up pushing for change

Heather is a Deputy Team Manager in Islington who took part in a Fellowship Retreat in 2019. The challenge was set to develop a ‘change-project’ over that period – something that would bring about tangible change. She left with a very different project than she...
Changing your perspective

Changing your perspective

Questions that are met with a pause are often the most useful. A pause suggests that a person is thinking about something in a different way than before. I often ask parents “what stories do you tell about your childhood?” This encourages them to think about their...