Plan to trial 'big data' analytics in social care sparks ethics debate
New project aims to test if predictive tools 'are effective, ethical and acceptable' in children's services...
Social work in The Troubles report a timely lesson from history, says BASW chief exec
Groundbreaking study gives voice to traumatic experience of practising during Northern Ireland's conflict...
'Blame culture' contributing to rise in children in care, MPs told
Public Accounts Committee takes evidence on transforming children's services...
A social worker abroad’s take on Brexit
An analysis by Dr Paul Stepney, a UK social worker who currently teaches social work in Finland
FGM: dispelling the myths
Following the first conviction for female genital mutilation in the UK Angie Marriott, a health and social care trainer with expertise in the area, dispels some commonly held myths about the practice
VIEWPOINT: What skills are needed for professionalism in social work?
Two practitioners outline eight key elements they feel need to be in place to support professionalism in practice
Project aims to make it a happy new year for social workers
Internationally renowned expert on workplace happiness turns attention to social workers in England ...
Competition winners show what it's like to be a carer
Each year Carers UK holds a competition asking people to depict what it's like caring for others through creative writing and photography. Here are this year's winners...
This is the devastating impact of poverty on women I support
I see everything, from disadvantage and oppression to violence and the generational despair passed from mother to daughter with little hope of change, writes social worker Stephanie Antona.