Children & Young People Now have featured a great article from JKP author, Dr Gillian Ruch, in which she argues that a focus on improving relationship-based practice would significantly reduce problems with staff recruitment and retention in social work, and greatly benefit service users.

Click here to read the article.

Dr Ruch is Senior Lecturer and Head of Teaching Programmes in the Division of Social Work Studies at the University of Southampton, UK, and has just published the new book,  Relationship-Based Social Work: Getting to the Heart of Practice, co-edited with Danielle Turney and Adrian Ward.

Click here to read an interview with Gillian’s co-editor Danielle Turney from the June issue of the Jessica Kingsley Publishers’ Social Work Newsletter.

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