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child care social worker





Child care social workers provide social services to children and their families in order to improve their social and psychological functioning. They aim to maximize family's well-being and protect children from abuse and neglect. They assist adoption arrangements and find foster homes where needed.

Alternative Labels

child care social worker

childcare social worker

child protection social worker

children's services practitioner

children's social worker

social worker (child care)

social worker (child protection)

social worker (children and families)

social worker (looked after children)

social worker family safeguarding team

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

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