Monthly Archives: April 2017

Guest Post: An open letter to my childhood social worker, Trish Johns

26th April 2017

The content of this post by Michelle E. McKay originally appeared on LinkedIn 7 March 2017  For lent I chose to write a letter a day to a person who has impacted upon me. In the world of social work you often do much, for what feels like little reward. This is a reminder that […]


Would you like to contribute as a guest blogger for the Rees Centre?

We’re looking for short pieces of 300-400 words on topics related to our research focus (foster care – with or without reference to education) that will provoke discussion amongst our readers.

This is your chance to voice your thoughts on what matters most to you in the field of foster care. Blogging for the Rees Centre is open to all with an interest in this field, and we particularly welcome contributions from care leavers, foster carers and practitioners. Submitting your post is easy – just contact us for a chat about your proposed topic. The Rees Centre reserves the right not to publish each and every blog entry it receives, depending on the volume of entries and the topics covered.

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