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How to create social work organisations with an independent, critical edge and ensure their survival? This is the question now facing many of us as we contemplate the rather devastated landscape of social care that has unfolded over the last few weeks.

Anyone might be in favour of ‘relationship based practice’ in the same way we are all against sin (hopefully). But when asked to produce evidence that it ‘works’ we become hesitant. Where exactly are the definitive, gold standard research studies?


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