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Children’s social care has changed during Covid. That progress mustn’t be lost now

For all its challenges, the pandemic has given the sector the chance to reset itself and change for the better

Over the past few months, I have been speaking to frontline children’s social workers to understand how the coronavirus pandemic has affected them. My interviews fed into the Centre for Public Impact’s report What does the Covid-19 crisis mean for the future of children’s social care?

Like so many others working in public services, they have had to adapt to new ways of doing things practically overnight. But despite the rapid changes and constant difficulties they have faced, many insisted that there is no going back: they cannot return to pre-pandemic broken practices. Instead, everyone in the sector must urgently reset the profession and make relationships its primary focus.

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