Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Social Work (GRTSW) Association response to AG – A Serious Case Review
The recent serious case review in relation to AG, a child from a Traveller family living in Norfolk, once again highlights a woeful lack of cultural competence amongst social workers when supporting...
Celebrate Book Week Scotland with SASW
Join the SASW team as we explore the changing landscape of social work through poetry and writing as part of Book Week Scotland
SWU Chair Carys Phillips: “Now is the time we all need our organisations to act as a supportive and caring employers.”
In her first blog post as chair of SWU, Carys reflects on her journey to this point and how we can advocate for the social work profession in these challenging times.
BASW England to sponsor annual ‘Thank You Social Workers’ event
Maris Stratulis, National Director at BASW England, reflects on the incredible collective contribution of social workers in a year defined by the pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement
BASW’s voices for Black History Month…and beyond
Black History Month is a brilliant opportunity for organisations to celebrate the achievements and contributions of Black workers and the community both on a national and local scale.
I fought the law - and the law won
Phillip Mitchell, Professional Officer at BASW Cymru, provides a detailed and engaging introduction to the Law in Wales Practice Policy & Education Group (PPEG).
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 17th October
Ruth Allen, CEO BASW introduces a guest piece from Ana Radalescu, President of the International federation of Social Workers (IFSW) Europe region.
Social workers and social work leaders are recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours
The 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours List acknowledges outstanding contribution to education and children's services during the Covid 19 pandemic...