SASW Team Weekly Roundup
Find out what the team in Scotland have been doing on behalf of members this week in our last Weekly Roundup of 2020
Short term funding is not the answer to reducing the unpaid work backlog, says Scottish Association of Social Work
Read our statement on the Scottish Government allocation of additional funding to assist the backlog of undelivered unpaid work.
BASW England launch 'Impact of Covid-19 on AMHP survey'
New research commissioned by BASW England and the Department of Health and Social Care reveals a significant increase in people accessing mental health services during the first lockdown
BASW supports pledge to increase access to higher education for students from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities
The pledge consists of a firm commitment by a university, college or educational institution to undertake steps to support GTRSB students into and within higher education.
BASW in Westminster - Brexit: Are we facing a no-deal?
Kerri Prince, Public and Political Affairs Lead for BASW, analyses what a 'no deal' Brexit would mean for social work and the wider country...
SASW Events Coordinator Lisa Urquhart shares more about the team 'reverse advent calendar' for local foodbanks across Scotland...
BASW Blog: Social Work without the ‘Social’
I think, in the years following the pandemic, there will be an increase in mental health problems and an increase in PTSD given the experiences and heartbreak so many people have faced and are facing
Christmas as a Children & Families Social Worker
Our Professional Officer, Karin Heber, shares what its like working as a child and family social worker over the festive period.
Covid-19 vaccination programme: a statement from BASW
There are ongoing discussions about who should be prioritised for vaccination. This is a fast-moving situation and BASW is an active player in these discussions.