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SASW Team Weekly Roundup

Find out what the team in Scotland have been doing on behalf of members this week

We presented at the Human Rights Day BASW Webinar, where we shared with others across the UK the human rights work is going on in Scotland, and how its looking to develop and increase this across the country.

We met with the Chief Executives of SSSC and of CELCIS and also with Scottish Government Justice officials to share common issues and explore ways in which we might work together in the future. 

We planned and created a digital Events calendar for 2021,. We will share with members in the new year. 

We are planning our first CORE training in the Safe and Together ™ Model, due to begin on 4th Feb, you can register and find out more, here. 

Work is underway on our response to the consultation on the draft National Guidance for Child Protection. There is still time to respond to our survey and have your views heard, here. 

We met with the evaluation team of BASW's UK Wide Professional Support Service, to strengthen our involvement and the success of the service. More on the PSS can be found, here.  

Our social media campaign titled 12 Days of Christmas, will highlight what it's like to be a social worker, or a person receiving support from social work services, over the festive period. Keep an eye on our social media profiles from Sunday to see what we have in store. 

We met with the Pride in Practice Conference Team to discuss future plans for the conference, and if its going to go ahead virtually in 2021, or be postponed to 2022. Pride in Practice is an annual celebration of good social work practice within children and families). 

We are working on our response to the Education and Skills Committee call for evidence on the Disabled Children and Young People Transitions (Scotland) Bill. We will share this with members next week. To share your own views and find out more about the call for evidence, follow this link.