Because of the enormity of the stressors described above, it is imperative that more Hispanic graduate social workers
be educated and trained to provide these services.
Wales is self-sufficient in producing the number of new Welsh graduate social workers
needed by Welsh councils." He added: "The WLGA and its social services partners, including the Association of Directors for Social Services Cymru, work very closely with the Care Council for Wales and the Welsh universities to match the number of social work graduates needed to fill posts across Wales with the supply of university graduates." The children's services department of London's Haringey council was roundly criticised for its role in the death of Baby P, who was found dead in his cot with a broken back and fractured ribs.
There are other issues in which these gaps are much smaller like solving problems in big cities, stopping crime, protecting the environment, nation's health, improving education, and denominational affiliation (40% of graduate social workers
and 43% of working class people consider themselves "moderate").
Primarily aimed at graduate social workers
, the council have not ruled out applying the payment to social workers from other authorities - a move that has raised union concerns over "poaching".
Burnout and job satisfaction: Their relationship to perceived competence and work stress among undergraduate and graduate social workers
. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 17, 93-108.
Comparing the pooled GSS graduate social workers
with NASW membership on the four demographic variables revealed a high degree of similarity in responses (Table 1).
First, graduate social workers generally affirm political and moral values to the left of those held by members of the working and middle classes.
Although the NASW membership demographics have remained relatively constant during the period 1972 to 1998 covered by the GSS, the 53 graduate social workers were compared with the 1988 NASW data, rather than more recent information, to minimize possible cohort effects.