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NCAS 2015: FGM breakfast session to focus on reporting and safeguarding duties

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Female genital mutilation (FGM) is recognised globally as a human rights violation with no known health benefits and a lifetime of physical and psychological harm. Efforts continue to be made internationally to raise awareness and put an end to this …

NCAS 2015: Social work and the challenges facing NCAS delegates

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"Delegates attending our Chief Social Workers Lyn Romeo and Isabelle Trowler’s Wednesday plenary session (14 Oct, 11.20am) will gain an understanding of their vision for confident social work practice - any time, any place", believes Brendan Clifford, Dudley Council's Chief …

NCAS 2015: LGA's hopes for the conference and the Spending Review

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"The first NCAS conference since the General Election looks set to be packed with discussion and debate around many of the important changes and opportunities coming to the adult and children’s social care sectors," says Izzi Seccombe, Councillor and Chair …