BASW offers a number of e-learning and webinar* opportunities to contribute to your professional development throughout the year.

BASW 50 Webinars

  • BASW UK 50th anniversary virtual festival
    The two-day festival marked BASW over 50 years and was a unique opportunity to explore social work past and present and look to the future across five live sessions. 

  • BASW 50th: Talking Together webinar
    Hear short talks from inspiring members on topics that link our current situation of pandemic and lock down with our experiences and history as social workers, helping us think about how our past, present and future are connected, and leading up to our 50th birthday in June.

Success in Social Work Webinars

Professional Practice Webinar Series

Covid-19 Webinars

Connecting with Carers in Covid Series

This series of three webinars is produced jointly by BASW, RCN and RCPsych (National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health).

Other Covid-19 webinars

Listen again social work webinars

Digital Summit

  • BASW held a Digital Summit on 1 October 2019 to mark the launch of the Professional Development Programme, find the recordings for the three webinars below along with links to the accompanying learning materials;

    1. Movement for Social Approaches in Mental Health webinar
      This webinar looks at social approaches in mental health and refers to current research and evidence.

    2. The First 1000 Days webinar
      The Alcohol and Other Drugs Special Interest Group discusses impact of alcohol and other drugs between conception and aged 2 years.

    3. "What next for social work with older people?" webinar
      This webinar considers the importance of social work with older people, why this area of work needs particular expertise, and current developments in adult social care that impact on social work with older people.

80-20 Campaign webinar series - Relationship-based practice: working with children and families

See more on BASW's campaign activity in the Campaign Section

Take a look at some of our other webinars available below.

*BASW produces webinars to provide a platform for a range of perspectives across the social work sector. It does not necessarily reflect the views of BASW.

Social Work with Adults Who Have Learning Disabilities webinar
The diverse roles and tasks of child and family social workers webinar
"A Risky Time for Muslim Families Professionalised Counter radicalisation Networks" webinar
Alcohol and other Drugs Use Special Interest Group: "Older People and End of Life care" Webinar
Family Group Conference Webinar