As an agency we are fortunate to work with really interesting and dynamic practitioners. Carey Buchanan is a qualified social worker from South Africa who has recently completed a counselling course and now works part time as a locum social worker through Firefly whilst practising as a counsellor the rest of the time. We asked Carey [...]
How often does a child ask, “Please can we have a chat?” Ever? But, how often does a child say, “Please come play with me”? Often! Play is the natural medium through which children learn, communicate and explore their worlds. Play is not only fun, it is essential for a child’s physical, emotional and social development. [...]
Saying you want to become a “Social Worker” is something akin to ordering a “Coffee” in Starbucks; (bear with me) you’ll soon be bombarded with questions “an espresso, double espresso, latte, Americano, macchiato, mocha, cappuccino…” My point is that social work is a varied job role.
Social Work has an internationally recognised definition. The International Federation [...]