We want to develop a network of service users, practicitioners, academics and students to support radical and progressive social work. We need a social work that is ready to challenge oppressive practice, that means working collectively across the country and internationally to advance Social Work.
WHY SCOTLAND NEEDS TO REFORM THE ROLE OF SOCIAL WORKERS Read the new paper from Colin Turbett here, from the Common Weal website. This history of social work in Scotland highlights how it has been changed, reduced, marginalised. But there ... Read More
Pamphlet Launch: People Before Profit: The future of social care in Scotland
SWAN in partnership with the Jimmy Reid Foundation have brought together a collection of contributions to discuss the need for a better and radical shift in social care. This follows from the Scottish Government commission into a developing a National ... Read More
Professor Brian Littlechild joins us to discuss where fear in practice is coming from in contemporary social work; why we need to start using the term fear again; and what can combat the levels of fear we experience when practising. Read More