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Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010

Section 66: Family social work standards officers

132.Section 66 requires each local authority area to appoint a designated officer (family social work standards officer) who will have specific responsibility for raising standards in social work practice and promoting use of evidence-based research in relation to children and persons who care for them. The remit of the family social work standards officer extends to all social work practice which has a bearing on children.

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