There’s no ‘honour’ in child abuse – Shafilea Ahmed verdict
Read BASW’s latest Huffington Post blog on Shafilea Ahmed’s parents being found guilty of her murder
Baby Peter five years on – government must strengthen child protection services not diminish them
Ahead of tomorrow’s five year anniversary of the tragic death of Baby Peter Connolly, BASW has renewed its call for the government to make child protection a priority and support professionals...
BASW: “Optimistic” on social worker regulation switch
BASW is ‘optimistic’ about the future of social worker registration following today’s move of regulation of social workers in England from the General Social Care Council to the Health and Care...
Global conference commits to new guidance on child sexual abuse
A gathering of social workers from around the world has committed to the urgent development of new guidance aimed at protecting children from sexual abuse.
BASW Cymru report – July/August 2012
BASW Cymru's report, rounding up the latest developments in social work over recent weeks.
SASW report – July/August 2012
SASW's Tim Parkinson offers a round up of events related to the Scottish Association of Social Work and the wider profession over recent weeks.
NIASW report – July/August 2012
An update from NIASW's staff team on developments within the Northern Ireland social work scene over the past few weeks.
Louise Casey is right but social workers won’t welcome being “taught to suck eggs”
BASW has welcomed the recognition by government adviser Louise Casey that many so called “troubled” families need to be better understood and worked with, rather than lectured, but questioned why she...
Changes to adult social care laws could make life easier for social workers
BASW England's Joe Godden considers the impact of law changes proposed in the adult care white paper on assessments, eligibility and more.