BASW


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BASWBritish Association of Social Workers
BASWBachelor's of Art in Social Work
BASWBelarusian Association of Social Workers
BASWBest American Sports Writing (book series)
BASWBoard for Advising in Social Work (est. 1991; Slovakia)
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The background to the report and the BASW response is that adoption has been promoted strongly by governments across the UK, particularly in England, as a "gold standard" approach to children who are considered at risk within their families of origin and who have been taken into care.
Last summer came news that his Government had stopped funding for the College of Social Work and were about to transfer its most important functions to BASW.
Keith Drury, chairman of BASW Cymru, who helped develop the awards, said: "I wanted to develop an awards scheme to promote the great work social workers carry out in our communities in Wales." Hilton Dawson, chief executive of BASW, used the awards ceremony to call for social services to be spared in the coming round of spending cuts.
For example, the British Association of Social Workers' (BASW) code claimed that: "Social workers...have a responsibility to help individuals, families, groups, and communities through the provision and operation of appropriate services and by contributing to social planning and action" (BASW, 1996, para.
They set off from the head office of the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) last Wednesday, and will arrive here the day before its annual conference at the Hilton Hotel, Liverpool ONE, which will be addressed by Margaret Aspinall, chair of the Hillsborough Family Support Group.
Gwynedd Council's Dafydd Paul was recognised for his work on developing the Risk Model at the 2013 BASW Cymru Social Work Awards.
The survey, carried out by the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) and children's charity the NSPCC, questioned 327 social workers online in May about their experiences.
He said: "BASW doesn't feel that the public inquiry should be used as a witch hunt looking to blame certain professions but rather as an exercise to look at where failings or shortfalls occurred and to decide on measures that will improve the service offered and prevent a similar tragedy happening again.
A conference in Cardiff, organised by the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) Cymru and Barnardo's Cymru, was due to hear that Wales is lagging behind areas in England in its response to sexual exploitation.
(1990) Self-Help, Social Work and Empowerment, Practical Social Work, BASW, Macmillan Education, London.