Clare Chamberlain is the Director of the Centre for Systemic Social Work. The Centre is being set-up as part of the Partners in Practice initiative with the support of the three boroughs and the Department for Education. The Centre for Systemic Social Work is a new venture, focused upon working collaboratively with the wider children’s social care sector to improve all aspects of practice, supervision and leadership in social work services and provide skills development and systemic social work practice programmes for staff from the three boroughs and for other local authorities.