The Supported Practice Step (SPS) was introduced late last year to better support university graduates into their first statutory social work position. It was part of the Pay Equity Terms of Settlement in 2018 which was negotiated with the Public Service Association. Oranga Tamariki Chief Executive, Gráinne Moss says theContinue Reading Social work students have a much higher incidence of various forms of childhood trauma than students of other disciplines. A 1993 US study found 22% of social work students reported childhood sexual abuse compared to 2% of business students. Many people who gain criminal convictions have also experienced childhoodContinue Reading