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
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
'Blame culture' contributing to rise in children in care, MPs told
Public Accounts Committee takes evidence on transforming 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...
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
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...
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...
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