Relationship based practice works – the evidence

Anyone might be in favour of ‘relationship based practice’ in the same way we are all against sin (hopefully). But when asked to produce evidence that it ‘works’ we become hesitant. Where exactly are the definitive, gold standard research studies?

Social Work - Losing the battle but winning the war?

Most social workers feel their daily work is a battle, and often a losing one.

Resources are desperately short, decent supervision rarely happens, the (electronic) paperwork is overwhelming, the work itself is complex, anxiety-provoking and sometimes frightening or dangerous.

Social Work Humour

Most people like to laugh and I have always enjoyed humour. Possessing a good sense of humour has long been viewed as a key to success in relationships.