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In the News: Radicalisation at home; Grooming fears; Social worker vacancies

Published: 11.03.14

A weekly round-up of adoption related news stories.
In the News: Radicalisation at home; Grooming fears; Social worker vacancies

The children taught at home about murder and bombings
Radicalisation is a form of child abuse, and the authorities must have the power to intervene. Telegraph 2/3/14

Girl adopted due to grooming fears
A family court judge has ruled that a toddler whose maternal grandfather is a suspected child abuser must be placed for adoption. Belfast Telegraph 9/3/14

One in seven children's social worker posts unfilled
More than 3,800 children's social workers are needed to fill vacancies across local authorities in England, figures published by the government have shown. CYP 7/3/14