Social workers could not have foreseen Shannon Matthews kidnap
BASW has welcomed a report that says social workers could not have anticipated Shannon Matthews’s abduction or her mother’s involvement in it.
World Conference launch for human rights website
A new website offering social workers practical advice on human rights has been launched by two leading global social work organisations.
Social workers “have nothing to fear” from serious case review publications
BASW issued a firm welcome to a UK government plan to publish serious case reviews in full, with identifying details removed.
Funding to improve social work confirmed for 2010/11
The £23 million local social work improvement fund will be available to local authority children’s services in 2010-11, the new Department for Education has confirmed in a written parliamentary...