Whose Right is it anyway?
The 2015 Conference and Exhibition will place an empahsis on Human Rights and the impact the agenda on rights has on outcomes for vulnerable populations, the delivery and evaluation of services and out changing relationship with the law including out national and international obligations. more...
Self-directed support forums for local authorities
Social Work Scotland are running a series of forums in partnership with Kinharvie Institute. The forums will be provided to local authorities to explore the complexities around delivering self-directed support and to establish supportive networks. More...
Hard graft behind social work scenes takes toll
Time to say thank you to all our key leaders, says Harry Stevenson. View full article ...
We must learn from child death tragedies
An article from the President of Social Work Scotland, Harry Stevenson View full article..
Harry Stevenson: Take pride in social work
At times newspapers and magazines look for different people to talk about their work, a sort of “a day in the life of…” type feature. But, a day in the life of a social worker? I don’t know where you would begin. View full article..
Inspire and be inspired! Join Social Work Scotland
We are looking for new members who are as passionate about the profession as we are. Membership packages start as low as £25 per year and if you work for an organisation that delivers social work services you can join today.
Have a look at our membership page for information about categories and membership and how to apply.
Our foundations and our future
To mark the launch of our new organisation we have published a booklet that pays tribute to our past, outlines our present changes and sets out our priorities for the future.
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Protocol developed in partnership with SCRA
Social Work Scotland and the Scottish Children's Reporter Administration's (SCRA) have developed a protocol for the management of contact arrangements for children. It forms part of the wider programme of work being undertaken on issues of permanence and care planning but specifically related to issues which have emerged during recent court proceedings involving social work professionals. View protocol
Children’s services and integration
This literature review was commissioned by Social Work Scotland and carried out by Children in Scotland and CELCIS. It’s the first of a series of reports looking at children’s services in the context of the integration of adult health and social care services.Contact Information: Jane Devine, Business Manager, Social Work Scotland 0131 474 9220. Closing Date: 1st December 2014
Social Work Scotland - the creation of a new leadership organisation
Following a year long review of ADSW, members of the association voted on 06/03/14 to establish Social Work Scotland, a new leadership body for Social Work. The new organisation will be officially launched at the annual conference and exhibition on 18/06/14
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