Awards countdown celebrates shortlisted nominations
SASW shares more about the nominees shortlisted for the 12th Annual SASW Social Work Awards on World Social Work Day 2019.
SASW calls on Scottish Government to exempt social workers from workplace parking levy
SASW has written to Finance Secretary, Derek Mackay MSP, urging the Scottish Government to exempt social workers from the parking tax.
Small but Dutiful
Read the first blog from our new Ambassador, Jo McFarlane. Jo is a poet and author who writes openly and passionately about her experiences of mental illness, trauma and social work intervention.
Nomination deadline extended for SASW Social Work Awards
Nominations have officially opened for the 12th Annual SASW Awards on International World Social Work Day in March 2019.
Domestic abuse within criminal justice
As a social worker working in the criminal justice system, working with victims and perpetrators of domestic abuse is a common occurrence. Unfortunately, the prevalence of domestic violence within...
Domestic abuse & older adults
When I was a student social worker in a hospital, I was talking to a carer who told me that if her husband came home, she would hurt him. As we talked more, she told me how over many years he had...
Statement from Christina McKelvie, Minister for Older People & Equalities
"The Scottish Government is clear in its position that any form of violence against women and girls is a violation of human rights and will not be tolerated. As Minister for Older People and...