Toolkit to improve wellbeing of social workers launched
BASW and SWU joint initiative with Bath Spa University aims to improve working conditions
50 things we've learnt in social work
Practice (and snacks) wisdom from the authors of the book Social Work, Cats and Rocket Science
The double crisis facing social work
Dr Charles Mugisha says the Covid-19 crisis and systemic racism are intertwined
Thoughts on the future of social work research
BASW's virtual festival brought together current and past British Journal of Social Work board members to discuss the profession's research base...
COVID 19 and inequality in the workplace
BASW advice and representation officer Laura Sheridan highlights bad management in social work during COVID-19 leading to discrimination towards pregnant women, disabled, BAME and agency workers
'Racism begins as child abuse through grooming by raceophiles'
As a black child growing up in Northern Ireland during 'The Troubles', Annie Yellowe Palma says she was made to hate the colour of her skin. Studying to become a social worker 're-...
Starting out in social work during a pandemic
What must it be like to begin your career in the profession in the current time? Retired social worker John Fitzgerald spoke to a newly qualified worker about their experience and finds much to...
Ten quick questions about social work to celebrate BASW at 50
Tell us how you feel about your profession for the commemorative edition of Professional Social Work magazine
'As BAME leaders and social workers we must all speak out against racism' - social work manager shares email he sent to colleagues
After attending a Black Lives Matter protest Mandeep Gill, a social work head of service, sent the following message to staff...
Novelist to donate half profits from new book to social workers
Former Social Work Today journalist Maggie Fogarty supports the Social Work Benevolent Trust to mark 50th anniversary of the British Association of Social Workers
'If a conversation is hard, it's probably worth having' - why social workers need to talk about race and racism
Social work student Stesa Sibi says an understanding of race is fundamental to understanding people
What does vulnerable mean in a pandemic?
Social worker Charlotte Jenkins on the task of keeping people safe when coronavirus is putting all of us at risk
New UK-wide social work student ‘hub’ launched
Students create web space to share all things social work and support each other
Tackling racial discrimination in social work education
Practice educator Dan Taylor says an action plan is urgently needed
'Some visits need to happen - we must have PPE for them'
Independent social work consultant Rukhsana Farooqi on practising during the pandemic
We spend all our time 'fitting in', but now it's time to speak out against racism
Like black actor John Boyega, social worker Amanda Takavarasha felt emboldened to take the mic and speak out at a Black Lives Matter demo
‘Day after day, racism kills us emotionally, mentally, psychologically, socially’
Social worker Theresa Chadenga’s powerful argument for why Black Lives Matter is needed
'Am I invisible?': a social worker's poem on racial inequalities
Narinder Sidhu wrote this poem following the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis
The mental health benefits of walks in nature
For Mental Health Awareness Week, retired social worker Margaret Turner looks at a new guide on walking's role in recovery...