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# Social Workers

This year
Tusla struggling to recruit social workers amid large increase in child welfare referrals, CEO says
Last year
'Dublin is a different place': Inner city youth workers say pandemic still casts a long shadow
Sexual and domestic abuse victims can feel 'belittled' by social workers, report finds
All time
'Nobody is dying alone here': How one hospice is dealing with end of life care during the Covid-19 crisis
The Sick and Indigent Roomkeepers Society: Dublin's oldest charity and its plan to make it to 2040
Tusla's new national database will keep records of children on file 'in perpetuity'
Social workers have to develop skills to deal with allegations of historical abuse 'on the hoof'
Social work action 'unacceptably slow' in case of heroin user whose newborn died
'I understand why a lot of people leave': Being a social worker in Ireland
The challenges of integrating migrant children in Ireland's care
More than 150 court summonses sent to parents about poor school attendance
Care order extended for child whose mother tested positive for cocaine, cannabis and sedatives
"Social workers have learned to simply ignore the attacks": In defence of social workers
Diarmaid Twomey
A social worker's perspective: We need to rethink the way we help vulnerable children
Dónal O'Malley
'Unnerving' proposal could see sexual abuse victims be questioned by alleged abusers
Children put at 'significant risk' in Cork by State services
'The impact on your sanity is incredible': One social worker per week resigning
Here's how many social worker vacancies there are nationwide
More than 100 children in foster care have no social worker
How many children were sent to detention schools this year?
Children in State care being 'placed in danger of abuse and exploitation'
Complaints to Children's Ombudsman have increased by 15% since 2010
Student social workers slam proposed graduate scheme as 'complete exploitation'
'It's taking 12 weeks to fill a social worker post - that's too long'
Reports: Good quality foster care, but some unapproved carers
Column: Care system had been well funded - so why didn't it work?
Charlie McConalogue
Homeless children should be accommodated outside Dublin city centre, says Ombudsman
Column: ‘My family couldn’t look after me’ – life inside a State home
'Real progress' being made on Ryan Report recommendations