Children are not for profit!
Sacha Samms, a former looked-after child and social worker, explains why she has concerns about independent fostering agencies profiting from children
Fearful time for social workers in UK with family in India
A social worker speaks of her concerns as the coronavirus crisis in India deepens
BASW backs care home visiting rights as CQC told to ‘get a grip’
MPs demand action to 'restore residents' human rights' ...
Voice of social work WILL be heard in children's social care review, MacAlister tells BASW
BASW England's Children and Families group gains assurances after meeting but still has concerns...
After more than a year of practising in a pandemic, how are you faring?
The Social Workers' Benevolent Trust is urging practitioners to complete its health and wellbeing study...
New evidence of Covid cost on people sparks calls for action
Figures show significant increase in mental health and domestic abuse referrals and child safeguarding calls
Coping with sexist trolling has been part of the job, says England's chief social worker
Isabelle Trowler highlights "shocking" online abuse during event to mark International Women's Day...
We must tell the stories of poverty to shock people into action
Change will only happen if more people understand the reality, say speakers at BASW Northern Ireland's World Social Work Month event...
Covid shows need for a collectivist, not individualist approach in social work
Natalia Phillips says its time for social workers to work together against the social divisions, marginalisation of minority groups amplified by the pandemic
'The time has come to show who we are'
A poem by BASW member Natalia Phillips penned during Covid-19
Bid to banish 'oppressive' language in social work
Practitioners, academics, people with lived experience and students launch campaign
My family, ubuntu and social work…
Richard Servian reflects on how the spirit of this year’s theme for World Social Work Day runs deep through his family and contributed to him becoming a social worker
Anti-racism in social work: 'the struggle is real and you are part of it'
Academic Zoe Thomas on why she's backing a day of action by students, other academics and practitioners on 19 March calling for anti-racism to be taught on social work courses and in practice ...
‘Listen to and understand people with kindness’
Holocaust survivor and Jewish resistance fighter Lea Borgenicht’s message for social work
Deafblindness – the psychosocial impact makes it core social work
An ageing population means practitioners are more likely to work with people experiencing what’s fast becoming no longer a ‘minority impairment’. By Jacqui Bond and Liz Duncan and Peter Simcock
Social Work England called to act over catalogue of complaints
BASW's advice and representation service writes to regulator as patience over delays in processing cases runs out...
England's children's social care review must have credibility
Ray Jones calls for some 'quick-rethinking' to ensure the voice of the care experienced community and those who work with them leads the review rather than the agenda of politicians ...
Working from home in lockdown as a single parent – a social worker’s strategy
Ali Sea found accepting support, letting go of guilt and even dancing occasionally have helped
'George Floyd's murder was the catalyst for my focus on anti-racist social work'
Wayne Reid tells PSW of the motivation behind him becoming BASW's first anti-racism lead officer...