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The British Association of Social Workers (BASW) is the independent professional membership organisation for social work

Join more than 20,000 social work professionals committed to the highest standards of practice and ethics. BASW offers services that protect, support and develop your social work career

Support a homeless shelter with a Christmas eCard this year

Share your festive wishes and support people facing homelessness by sharing our eCard and making a donation of your choice to the BASW JustGiving page

Share your views to help develop good social work practice with older adults and those who have learning disabilities

BASW England and RiPfA are working on two projects to develop professional capabilities and continuous professional development (CPD) for social work with older people and adults with learning disabilities. Please share your views by taking our survey

Developing your career

Professional Development and Education (ProfDE)

Helping you meet your CPD and career progression requirements and aspirations, whatever your role or level

Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF)

The PCF is a framework for the nine levels of social work in England

Professional Social Work (PSW) and other leading titles

BASW publishes three leading titles: Professional Social Work (PSW), The British Journal of Social Work and Practice: Social Work in Action

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