Are social workers removing children from their families simply because the parents have No Recourse To Public Funds?

Click the link to Unison's article, highlighting the overwhelming criticism of NAAS by practitioners who took part in a national survey:

What is the NAAS? Why is it problematic in both implementation and intention? Two pieces by SWAN members that you must read.

They are the future of social work, and this the strongest foundation for practice. We are incredibly proud to call them Swan members!

SWWB have serious concerns with the Home Office guidance issued around the Best Interest Determination process. 

  • Mental Health Charter: submission on inpatient adult psychiatric care

SWAN supporters will already be familiar with the SWAN endorsed Mental Health Charter which was launched in 2014. The Charter critiques the crisis in mental health services in the context of austerity and calls for an end to the cuts while proposing radical alternatives. Recently the Mental Health Charter responded to the Royal College of Psychiatrists' Independent Commission into the state of Inpatient Adult Psychiatric Care as part of its call for evidence.

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