Wales - BASW Cymru World Social Work Day Celebration: 'Relationship Based Social Work - the dynamic for change'

World Social Work Day 2013 - Wales


BASW Cymru members told about benefits of specialist teams and direct payments

Managers operating in the increasing number of specialist teams can be far more effective in supporting colleagues than those in generic departments, Phil Evans, Interim President at the Association of Directors of Social Services Cymru told the BASW Cymru event.

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If it's easy, you're doing it wrong, social workers in Wales told

Social workers at BASW Cymru’s World Social Work Day (WSWD) celebrations in Cardiff were told to resist enforcing decisions they believe are wrong, and to take whatever steps they can on behalf of service users to ameliorate poverty.

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Powerpoint slides from the day

Relationship-based practise

Ian Johnston, International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW)


ASCC - All Wales Academic Social Care Research Collaboration

Nick Andrews, Swansea University

Dr Martin O'Neill, Cardiff University

Diane Seddon,  Bangor University


Working with Diverse Communities, Better Communication and Better Care – How it can help my practice

Neeta Baicher, Diverse Cymru

Published : 19th March 2013*

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