Practice Guidance

Which four words should be banned from social work?

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Introduction

Key messages If I had a pound for every time I have read in a report or assessment the word ‘inappropriate’ I would be a rich woman. The word has become ubiquitous but it is meaningless because it is a judgement word. The same is true of ‘appropriate’. If I tell you a child is […]

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