Social work skills being used to intervene with far-right extremists online
Consultancy recruits social workers in bid to steer extremists away from violence
Don't be afraid to show your fragility says award-winning social worker
When I share my vulnerability it has brought the best out in others, says Nick Andrews, winner of BASW Cymru's spirit of social work award...
Is there a better way? Researchers want to know what needs investigating to improve practice
Call to social workers in a healthcare setting have questions answered
Social work’s role in tackling knife crime
The government may have announced an extra £100 million police funding to tackle knife crime but the real solution lies in social responses, says Wayne Reid, a BASW England professional officer with...
A first for Guernsey to take place on World Social Work Day
Channel island's first conference for social work will focus on relationships...
Think the unthinkable
John Fitzgerald was the social worker who led the review into the murders of children at the hands of Fred and Rosemary West. He talks about the lessons learned from his long career in child...
Government not doing enough to reduce poverty says children's services leader
Ministers must act now or "look back in shame" says president of the Association of Directors of Children's Services...
MPs told why pressure on children's services is increasing
Sector leaders including BASW chair Dr Ruth Allen address government inquiry
Statutory placement expectation in new social work course standards proposed for England
Social Work England is consulting on a set of Qualifying and Educational Standards
Social Work England to consult on fee rise
Social Work England has confirmed it will consult on an increase in fees before September 2020
New standards proposals require social workers in England to report resourcing concerns
Social Work England's draft professional standards also include stronger human rights influence and new expectations on social media use...
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