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BASW: Care Act principles in danger of being lost due to patchy training for social workers

Following a survey of members, 75% of whom work in a local authority setting, the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) is highlighting a risk of the principles of the care act being lost due to patchy training for social workers. 60% of all respondents said training had been provided ‘in house’ by their employer.

30th June 2015

CSA survivors open the doors to power

Emotions were running high at a meeting in parliament to discuss the statutory inquiry into child sexual abuse.

27th June 2015

BASW gives social workers 2020 vision

The British Association of Social Workers is launching its newly agreed 2020 Vision for the future of the Association. In this statement of intent, BASW, the member-led professional association for social workers, sets out its aim to be the strong independent voice of social work and social workers.

26th June 2015

BASW statement on the closure of the College of Social Work

BASW statement on the closure of the College of Social Work

24th June 2015

SASW brings public safety concerns to MSPs ahead of automatic release of prisoners reform debate

SASW brings public safety concerns to MSPs ahead of automatic release of prisoners reform debate

22nd June 2015

Inspired by social work passion - BASW Chair reflects on austerity demo

Inspired by social work passion - BASW Chair reflects on austerity demo

22nd June 2015

Less than two weeks to respond to PCF review – your input counts

BASW England is urging all social workers, regardless of which area they work in, to respond to the review on the impact and effectiveness of The Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF).

11th June 2015

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