Guardian Social Care – ‘Why I’m leading Frontline’s social work education scheme’

21st August 2013


Donald Forrester, newly-appointed lead professor for the controversial programme, on why he thinks a different approach is needed

A few years ago I was giving a lecture to new social work students. At the end, a young woman came over to say hello. I recognised her, but could not immediately place the face, until she reminded me that I had been her social worker about 10 years before. She told me that the work I had done to stop her from needing to come into care had inspired her to become a social worker.

Read Donald’s full article on the Guardian Social Care Network