Gambling addiction in young people - an issue for social work
As the NHS opens its first clinic to support young people addicted to gambling Ian Butler, a social worker with 30 years experience in the area, looks at the issues and offers advice to practitioners
Why Wales must follow Scotland and make smacking children a crime
After Scotland’s landmark decision Daniel Jones, child protection service manager at Newport City Council, argues the case for passing a similar bill currently going through the Welsh Assembly
‘Improving services for older trans people is a social justice issue for social workers’
Paul Willis outlines findings of a two-year study that highlights gaps in health and care provision, fear of ‘transphobic responses’ from service users and a need for better training for professionals
'If I was to start again I would still choose this exceptional career'
Mira Antonyan, president of the Armenian Association of Social Workers, on practising in her country and why she loves her work
Is there a way to save time spent in court?
BASW Northern Ireland seeks feedback from children's social workers...
Getting men talking about feelings key to tackling high suicide rate
Social worker warning on World Suicide Prevention Day
BASW launches Anti-Poverty Practice Guide for Social Work
Recognising and challenging poverty is our 'core business' says association chair...
What social workers need to do social work - student competition winners spell it out
SWU competition winners in World Social Work Day Competition
Safeguarding is not reputation management
Bill Stone looks at Oxfam's response to allegations of staff sexual misconduct and abuse...