Kat Gibbin

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The ‘fallacy of theoryless practice’

The book that convinced me to apply to do a PhD was <i>Social Work and Social Theory</i> by Paul Michael Garrett. I was reminded of the book following the …

The Condition Many Recovering Addicts And Alcoholics Don't Know About

<i>By Jeanene Swanson</i><p>No one said recovery would be easy. And for the majority of addicts and alcoholics, detox is just the beginning.<p>While addiction specialists may know about post-acute withdrawal syndrome (protracted withdrawal syndrome), or PAWS, many addicts and much of the public do not. …

‘We are equal to the challenge set out for us by Narey,’ says The College of Social Work

Setting priorities: The College of Social Work's chair Jo Cleary<p>The College of Social Work (TCSW) could take on the role of regulating social workers …

Domestic violence experienced by 30% of female population, survey shows

Latest figures reveal extent of sexual abuse, family abuse and stalking suffered by men and women across England and Wales<p>More than 1.1 million or 7% of women and 720,000 or 4% of men have been victims of some kind of domestic abuse in the past year, official crime figures reveal.<p>The full scale of …

Why only the lucky can 'lean in'

Character education can teach the soft skills that lead to a better life. But if you're mired in poverty or held back by prejudice, it's not enough<p>Seven times a day, the children of King's Science Academy in Bradford stand behind their desks and chant the words "character before knowledge". The …