Have your say on Health Education England Call for Evidence
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Blog: Roma Holocaust Memorial Day - Remembering Victims of the Porrajmos
BASW and the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Social Work Association are proud to support Roma Holocaust Memorial Day 2021.
BASW and SWU join calls to protect the rights of unaccompanied children in Kent
Over 65 organisations that promote and protect the rights of children have written to Education Secretary Gavin Williamson.
BJSW Editor’s Choice Video Podcast
BJSW focuses on participation, power and knowledge creation in social work learning, doing, and research.
BASW England Health and Care Bill briefing
BASW England is consulting with members on the proposals within the Health and Care Bill and the implications for social work. The Health and Care Bill was debated for the first time in Parliament on...
British Association of Social Workers responds to inquiry into historic Lambeth child abuse
Statement by Dr Ruth Allen, BASW CEO and Maris Stratulis, BASW England National Director.
Research funding opportunities for social workers in England
A range of research and funding opportunities are available from Health Education England (HEE) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
BASW England Statement on ‘Anti-Racism, Anti- Discrimination & Anti-Oppression in Social Work’
This BASW England position statement has been formulated based on the feedback of members, social work academics, practitioners, managers, and students.
BASW releases statements on EDI and Anti-Racism
These important statements are part of our commitment to ensuring social work is an inclusive profession that stands for a fairer, more equitable society – and challenges social injustice in all...
BASW / SWU service update
BASW services will be closed for a short period at the end of July / early August 2021
A warm welcome for new appointments to BASW Council
Members have elected two new Directors and a Treasurer.
Be at the heart of exciting new social work research with service users – and gain valuable CPD hours
Adult social workers encouraged to take part in new research study on the use of digital technologies with Disabled service users.
Black and minoritised ethnic social workers continue to experience racism at work, a report from the Scottish Association of Social Work finds
Read our press release on the launch of our report, "Racism in Scottish Social Work: a 2021 snapshot"...
Racism in Scottish Social Work: a 2021 snapshot
Read SASW's report exploring racism in the social work profession in Scotland...
SWU Blog: Stand Up Against Racism
The Social Workers Union has written to the new General Secretary of the Professional Footballers Association in solidarity with the three England players who have been facing a torrent of racist...
SWU Blog: Shout Out UK workshop brings SWU to Year 10 students in Birmingham
This SWU funded workshop was a brilliant opportunity to engage over 100 young people with political literacy.
Ruth Allen, BASW CEO and Gerry Nosowska, BASW chair share concerns for this stage of the pandemic
‘Social workers’ ethical response to Covid has gone far beyond the letter of the law and as a profession we need to continue acting on professional evidence and principles to promote the wellbeing of...
BASW Council Election – vote now
Vote to elect a new Director of BASW Council and view BASW AGM motions
BASW Blog: 'Deaf Survivors of Domestic Abuse – Are we Listening?'
Rebekah Pierre, BASW England Professional Officer, reflects on how social workers can better support deaf people who experience domestic abuse.