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Social workers of Europe unite in Edinburgh for unique event

The biggest event of the year in the social work calendar will take place in just two weeks time, from 6-9 September, when hundreds of social workers from all over Europe gather in Edinburgh.

25th August 2015

BLOG: BASW Vice Chair - Stand Up for Social Work by Joining Us

BASW vice chair Maggie Mellon explains why social workers should join their professional association.

13th August 2015

BASW: Police have to share responsibility for missing young people

Following Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police Sir Peter Fahy’s comments on whether police officers were the best professionals to deal with young people who repeatedly go missing, BASW England Manager Maris Stratulis insists the responsibility must be shared between agencies.

7th August 2015

BASW: BAAF closure “regrettable loss of independent agency”

BASW Vice Chair Maggie Mellon says BAAF’s (British Association for Adoption and Fostering) closure is a "regrettable loss of an independent agency working to ensure that fostering and adoption work across the UK is of a high standard".

6th August 2015

BLOG: Is progress being made on the implementation of the Care Act?

BASW Professional Officer Joe Godden reflects on the initial stages of Care Act implementation

4th August 2015

Historic social work meeting agrees joint approach to safeguard and promote a valuable profession

A meeting of UK social work organisations has agreed to campaign collectively to safeguard their valuable profession.

31st July 2015

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