Publications

Here you will find a variety of resources, including publications, consultation responses and press releases; as well as useful ways to support your knowledge and understanding of key developments in social work.

29 August 2023Children and Families

Briefings and Statements

Foster and Kinship Care Allowances

Social Work Scotland has long supported a nationally agreed allowance across Scotland. Foster and kinship carers are a core and …

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10 July 2023AdultsChief Social Work OfficersChildren and FamiliesJusticeWorkforce and Resources

Consultation

SSSC Codes of Practice Consultation

Scottish Social Services Codes of Practice consultation Introduction:  Social Work Scotland is the professional body for social work leaders, working …

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6 December 2022AdultsChief Social Work OfficersChildren and FamiliesJusticeWorkforce and Resources

Reports

Setting the Bar 2: ‘Taking the wheel’

The impact of ‘Setting the Bar’ In June 2022, we published ‘Setting the Bar’, a research report which sought to …

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20 November 2022Justice

Consultation

Domestic Abuse (Prevention) Bill

Consultation Response: Domestic Abuse (Prevention) Bill  SUBMISSION FROM SOCIAL WORK SCOTLAND, TO SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT CONSULTATION  20 November 2022  Social Work …

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4 November 2022Children and Families

Consultation

Bairns Hoose Standards

Bairns’ Hoose (Scottish Barnahus) Standards Consultation  SOCIAL WORK SCOTLAND RESPONSE  November 2022  INTRODUCTION  Social Work Scotland is the professional body …

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20 October 2022Justice

Reports

Pre-Budget Scrutiny Report 2023-2024

Pre-Budget Scrutiny 2023-2024: In response to Criminal Justice Committee call for views   20 October 2022  Introduction  Social Work Scotland is …

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13 September 2022Justice

Consultation

Bail & Release from Custody Bill

Bail & Release from Custody Bill SUBMISSION FROM SOCIAL WORK SCOTLAND 13.09.2022 Social Work Scotland is the professional body for …

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