Selection of Useful Resources – June 2020
Video – Systemic racism explained
Community Care Article – Black Lives Matter: social work must respond with action – not platitudes
DHSC Blog – Black Lives Matter in the UK too but where is the voice of social work?
DHSC Blog – Lightbulbs, leadership and being true to yourself
BASW Statement – George Floyd
Principal Children and Families Social Worker Network Statement – Black Lives Matter
Adults Principal Social Worker Network Statement – Black Lives Matter
Social Work England Statement – We stand against racism and oppression in all its forms – black lives matter
Chief Social Worker Joint Statement – Black lives matter…to our communities and our profession
BASW Article – We spend all our time ‘fitting in’, but now it’s time to speak out against racism
BASW Article – ‘As BAME leaders and social workers we must all speak out against racism’
Video – Mental Health Act review – Colin’s story
Resource Library – The NSPCC Library and Information Service has created a reading list showcasing resources from the library collection on child protection and race.
Black & Ethnic Minority Professionals Symposium (BPS) – A BASW facilitated, informal online space for black and ethnic minority social workers (15 places max). Involvement will contribute towards your social work registration continuous professional development (CPD) hours.
A call out to Black & Ethnic Minority social workers for essays, stories & poems – BASW England and Kirwin Maclean Associates are collaborating to develop an anthology of Black and ethnic minority workers’ experiences. Contributions can be in the form of essays, stories and poems and the format will be similar to the books