How social workers can help refugee children like me

How social workers can help refugee children like me

My name is M, I am 17 years old and I live in Birmingham. I wish that could be it, as it is for lots of other young people. But for me there is more to the story. I left Iraq when I was 15 and arrived in this country as an unaccompanied asylum seeker, without my...
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.As humans we can be quick to answer without always taking the time to consider the bigger picture. As a social...
Learning from experts by experience

Learning from experts by experience

Photo: Stacey MacNaught Earlier this month, our North East regional team were delighted to welcome Phil Mitchell, a qualified counsellor and psychotherapist, to run a session promoting positive child protection practice for social workers. The seminar, which was...