Guest Blog from Maggie Mellon at BASW

Guest Blog from Maggie Mellon at BASW

Guest blog from Maggie Mellon, Vice Chair of The British Association of Social Workers (BASW) Stand up for social work by joining BASW Community Care has reported less than a tenth of the profession are involved in the debate following the College of Social Work’s...
059  Papyrus– Youth Suicide Prevention Charity

059 Papyrus– Youth Suicide Prevention Charity

I talked to Alice Newton , the suicide prevention training co-ordinator for Papyrus, a national charity dedicated to supporting young people contemplating suicide and raising awareness about the level of need. They provide confidential help and advice to young people...
056 Social Work in Scotland and N Ireland

056 Social Work in Scotland and N Ireland

Following the general election I thought it interesting to hear about what’s happening in these two countries. Alan Baird. The Scottish Government’s Chief Social Work Adviser. Previously Director of Social Work, Dundee City Council for the previous 11...
056 Social Work in Scotland and N Ireland

055 Self Leadership in Social Work

“Self Leadership in Social Work” , subtitled “reflections from practice”, a new book by Bill McKitterick that offers a fresh and innovative view on leadership for social workers and managers.It’s a call for confident, skilled and...