Making social work matter for children

By Melanie John-Ross | 01 February 2022

Few would argue that working together has been instrumental in overcoming some of the many challenges faced by all of us during the global pandemic. But, for Yorkshire and the Humber’s children’s social workers, collaborative working has been helping to achieve better outcomes for vulnerable children and families for a decade.

Launched in 2011, the Children’s Social Work Matters (CSWM) programme is the first and only collaboration of its kind, comprising all 15 local authority children’s services departments from across the region.

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