Multi-agency child protection investigators in every local authority proposed by review into Star Hobson and Arthur Labinjo-Hughes tragedies
Government-commissioned independent panel says child protection must 'change fundamentally'...
'Review's recommemdations risk creating two-tier workforce in children's services'
Social work academic Dr Robin Sen highlights his initial concerns with England's Independent Review into Children's Social Care...
England's Independent Review into Children's Social Care - the key points
A breakdown of the review's 278-page report recommendations...
‘It was only when I accepted my privilege that I could progress to white allyship’
Social work student Esme Daniells describes an at times ‘uncomfortable’ journey that involved questioning her own biases
Children's social care review must make the link to poverty
Call from leading academic amid cost of living crisis and new international review of evidence
War in Ukraine is triggering veterans warns social work-led charity
Forward Assist highlights a 'tidal wave' of new referrals...
Sort out the staffing crisis and invest in 'adult social care recovery'
Message from ADASS new president Sarah McClinton in inaugural speech
Ethical and human rights strain on social workers during Covid acknowledged by chief social worker for adults
Lyn Romeo outlines pressures on profession and ambitions for future in annual report
Bid to make care experience a protected characteristic gathers pace
Local councillors pledge support for campaign to change law
Diary of a social worker
PSW' diarist's heartfelt plea for social work with children and families...
Pandemic has produced a "perfect storm" for hoarding, warn experts
Trauma impact of last two years highlighted during UK Hoarding Awareness Week
More children social care providers will drive up standards and reduce costs
Danny Wilson, of Bedspace, which specialises in placements for older teenagers in the north, provides his analysis of the issues
Government criticised for removing transgender people from proposed ban on conversion therapy
Protesters say 'no ban without trans'...
Child Q and anti-racist safeguarding
BASW’s anti-racism lead Shantel Thomas responds to the strip search of a 15-year-old girl by the Metropolitan Police
New book tells stories from survivors and social workers with experience of disasters
Testimonies from Grenfell, Manchester Arena, Hillsborough and other tragedies
Our 'lived experience' is not in the past - it's a 'living' thing
Social work student Dominic Watters on why the terminology needs to change
Watch play about mothers with multiple children taken into care that calls for 'systems rethink' for £1
People with lived experience and social workers help co-produce drama available online
We must heed warning signs of beleagured staff running on empty warns children's services leader
Stark warning from ADCS's new president Steve Crocker in inaugural speech ...
Why proposed changes to the Mental Capacity Act's code of practice matter to social workers
Mark Cooper spells out some concerns as the government launches a 16-week consultation
High Court ruling against extending care rights to older teenagers labelled 'cruel and callous'
Judge says some 16 and 17-year-olds are 'suitable for very independent living'...
Social workers tell comic Jimmy Carr to stand down from Welsh show
Protest in wake of 'racist' joke about Romany and Sinti Gypsy people...
UNISON warned over misleading advert that appeared to identify it as the Social Workers Union
Advertising Standards Authority found advert potentially breached rules
So, What Do Social Workers do in this Social World?
Social worker Theresa Chadenga wrote a poem drawing on the language of social media after being asked by her children to explain
'We are being called to fight for climate justice'
Social workers urged to use skills and influence to prevent global warming reaching tipping point
How a radical social work-inspired ‘whole system’ reform could fix the social care crisis without raising NI
Chris Perry scopes out a costed and cheaper alternative to the ‘quick-fix’ Health and Social Care Bill
Social workers in integrated teams should be attached to every school
BASW England response to Children's Commissioner's report on missing schoolchildren...
What difference can a social worker make to an older person’s life?
Balvinder Bassi and Sonia Clark highlight a two-year research project shadowing social workers that aims to find out
Happy to be a social worker but feeling the pressure, major survey finds
BASW poll of more than 2,000 workers published
Decolonising social work learning – a university’s journey
Jill Childs and Liz Clarke explain how Oxford Brookes University worked with Hope Africa University to create an anti-racist curriculum
The forensic social worker – getting it right can change lives
Adult forensic social worker Rachel Kerr gives an insight into this specialist area of practice
Social Work for Peace – profession responds to the war in Ukraine
World-renowned social worker specialising in disaster work Lena Dominelli highlights a social work-led initiative to support people affected by the crisis and calls on other practitioners to...
How the war in Ukraine will impact on social work in the UK
Michaela Ogilvie looks at the implications for social workers
60,000 re-referrals a year shows children's services must focus more on early help, says report
Action for Children research adds to growing calls for 'reimagining' of social care...
‘We are professional peacemakers’
Dr Joy Bevan gives a social work response to the Russo-Ukrainian war
Social work will be key to repairing human, social and environmental damage of Ukrainian war
Traumatised communities will need our support, say social work leaders
Call for social work voices on war in Ukraine
PSW and BASW provide platform to hear from social workers and people they support affected by the tragedy