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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
BASW Student at the England Conference folding her arms and smiling

BASW calls for recognition and support for social work practice in policy in an open letter to the LGA

BASW England response to 'The lives we want to lead', Local Government Association (LGA) green paper for adult social care and wellbeing
Share your views to help develop good social work practice with older adults and those who have learning disabilities.

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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