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Hi all,

I’m the Socially Awkward Social Worker!

We’re all a bit socially awkward at times, but I feel this is something under acknowledged within Social Work. 136 more words


Social Work Vs Austerity

On Thursday 12th April 2018 I spoke at Social Work Vs Austerity event organised by the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) and UWE, Bristol. The event was positive and inspirational to those of us that think that there is a place for social justice and activism in contemporary social work. 1,675 more words

Runaway train, never going back

The British Association of Social Workers, BASW, commissioned an independent report to look at adoption. The report has just been published.

There’s a summary piece at the Guardian about it… 1,497 more words


Clash of "Friends"

I am currently finding it difficult in my current situation with co-workers at work as well as my fellow social workers in school. At one point towards the end of summer I had left my retail job which gave me the first friends I ever had when I first moved and my currently university, where I attended for my BSW, provided me with a few lifelong friends. 336 more words

Stand up for social work by joining BASW

Guest blog from Maggie Mellon, Vice Chair of The British Association of Social Workers (BASW)

Community Care has reported less than a tenth of the profession are involved in the debate following the College of Social Work’s closure announcement. 1,023 more words

Children And Famiies

Careers: How I Got Here - Maggie Mellon

From: 08 September 2004

Maggie Mellon, Director of children and family services, Children 1st.

What was your first job? I was a Saturday girl in Woolworths. 301 more words

Children And Famiies