SWU offering free self-defence courses
As the final stage of its roll-out for the new business product Streetwise365, the Social Workers Union (SWU) will be running a limited number of free half personal safety training days at various...
BASW welcomes new IFSW European VP
BASW welcomes the news that John Brennan has been elected the new European Vice President of the International Federation of Social Workers.
Call for recognition of social work during disasters
BASW England and ADASS have co-produced a report outlining – and recommendations to unify – the role social workers play in disaster recovery
The role of social workers in disasters
BASW England looks to raise awareness, but also formalise, the important role social workers play in disaster recovery
Small but Dutiful
Read the first blog from our new Ambassador, Jo McFarlane. Jo is a poet and author who writes openly and passionately about her experiences of mental illness, trauma and social work intervention.
BASW Criminal Justice PPEG writes to MPs
BASW England’s Criminal Justice Policy, Practice and Education Group has written to the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, David Gauke MP, “expressing concern” over proposals to re-...
BASW Cymru continues ‘social work drop-in’ across Welsh local authorities
BASW Cymru continues the ‘social work drop-in’ across Welsh local authorities and will be visiting Pembrokeshire County Council next week.
We want to hear the views and experiences of carers on social work.
BASW England are developing a capabilities statement and CPD pathway for social workers working with adults with learning disabilities and are asking carers to complete the survey to support this...
Are you a social worker who works with children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)?
BASW is working with MPs to share insights into what it is like to practice social work with children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).