SASW Team Weekly Roundup
Find out what the team in Scotland have been doing on behalf of members this week
Event Resources - Launch of Mapping Professional Capabilities Statements, 28/01/2021
Find the resources in relation to this event here
Survey unveils the heavy toll on social workers – a “forgotten frontline” – as restrictions limit their capacity to safeguard vulnerable adults and children
A survey of 1119 social workers across the UK by the British Association of Social Workers has revealed a string of concerns, as well as practice issues.
BASW welcomes new co-chairs of All-Party Parliamentary Group for Social Work
BASW UK acts as the Secretariat for the APPG for Social Work, which is a cross-party group in the UK Parliament giving a voice to social workers and the conditions in which they work.
This month's BASW Cymru Law PPEG blog is by Joel Martin, a former Local Authority solicitor, writing in a very personal and humorous way about his admiration of social workers.
More than 100,000 lives lost to Covid
This week we have reached the heart-breaking milestone in the pandemic with 104,000 lives lost -and 63 social workers have lost their lives to Covid so far.
Holocaust Memorial Day - 27th January 2021: ‘Be the light in darkness’
Dikh He Na Bister/We Will Remember
BASW NI Mentoring Service: the importance of peer support
What matters to me most after 40 years in Social Work is the importance of looking after ourselves and each other better than ever. The challenge is greater now than at any time in my working life. I...
Ethical issues and responses for social workers when services are not able to cope with demand
BASW has issued updated guidance for Social Workers during Covid-19 to reflect the current situation.