BASW and RiPfA seek social workers to help develop Capabilities Statement and Professional Development Pathway
BASW and RiPfA are seeking two social workers working with people who have learning disabilities to join the Stakeholder Reference Group to oversee this project.
BASW England webinar on renewals now available for members
BASW recently held a webinar on the final HCPC renewals before Social Work England takes over as regulatory body for all social workers.
The need to talk about youth violence has become more acute
After a well-received talk last year on youth violence, the Birmingham & Solihull branch is focussing this year’s event on social media and county lines
BASW England responds to new study of children’s mental ill-health
BASW England supports the call from the Education Policy Institute for a concerted child poverty reduction strategy and to invest in high quality early intervention services in all areas.
BASW England response to the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill
Dear Lord O’Shaughnessy, We write on behalf of the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) to comment on the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill as it passes through Parliament. We welcome reform...
BASW England refreshes London branch and sets new goals
Social workers and trainees from greater London met to shape the agenda for the BASW England London branch for the coming year.
One of the 2.5% being audited? Don’t panic!
BASW PO Gavin Moorghen was once audited by HCPC, here he outlines what you need to do if you get the call.
Get involved in the refresh of PEPS
BASW England calls for members to get involved in the refresh of PEPS
BASW England's 2018 conference – the round up
A busy day in Bristol saw important updates, masterclasses and a key note speech from Social Work England’s top duo
A call to local authorities for models of best practice as part of 80-20 Campaign
BASW England seeks models of relationship-based practice in children and family services
Concern expressed over Government's "misleading" myth-busting guide
BASW England and 32 partner organisations co-sign letter to Nadhim Zahawi MP protesting government's "misleading" myth-busting guide...
BASW condemns President Trump’s dehumanising immigration policy
BASW is standing with our American colleagues, the National Association of Social Workers, in condemning President Trump’s policies that led to the practice of separating migrant families at the US-...
BASW Initial Position Statement on the Green Paper for Adult Social Care in England
Ahead of the Green Paper, due in Summer 2018, BASW has set out its position about what the Green Paper needs to achieve. Drawing on the social work perspective on social care and with particular...
Justice for Grenfell Solidarity March
Join BASW members on the Justice for Grenfell Solidarity March Saturday 16th June - London
BASW England statement on Care Crisis Review
The Care Crisis Review report highlights a number of complex social, political, economic, practice and leadership factors that are contributing to the increase of children entering the care system...
Lord Patel of Bradford OBE Q & A Session
Lord Patel of Bradford OBE, Chair of Social Work England was invited by the BASW England National Standing Committee to visit BASW Head Office on the 30th May 2018 to meet with committee members and...
Social Work England - Government response to SWE consultation on secondary legislation
The Department for Education and the Department for Health and Social Care have published the Government’s response to the consultation on the regulatory framework for the new specialist regulator...
BASW brand and website launch
We are delighted to launch the newly refreshed BASW logo and new BASW website, which have been developed to deliver on our 2020 vision, to build membership services and strengthen our standing in the...