Collection of papers focusing on how the role of the professional will develop in the future. It looks at the ways professionalism is changing and evolving in various sectors such as policing, teaching, children's services and the voluntary sector.
Report looking into the current status of physical restraint and its use when dealing with children and young people in public care.
This resource details the code of ethics used by the International Federation of Social Workers. The purpose of IFSW's work on ethics is to promote ethical debate and reflection in the member associations and among the providers of social work in member countries.
Report presenting the findings of the UK assessment trial of Enable, a three year longitudinal study looking at the feasibility of enabling devices and the socio-economic costs of making technology available to enhance the quality of life of dementia sufferers and their carers.
This resource details the code of ethics of the British Association of Social Workers. The primary objective of the Association's Code of Ethics is to express the values and principles which are integral to social work, and to give guidance on ethical practice. The Code is binding on all members, and the association also hopes that it will commend itself to all social workers practising in the United Kingdom and to all employers of social workers.
The Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics examines the ethical and values issues that impact and are interwoven with social work practice, research and theory development.
This podcast is part of the Glasgow School of Social Work Research Seminar Series. Professor Mike Nellis talks about the ethics and practice of using electronic monitoring devices or tags on offenders..
This resource is the British Psychological Society's website. With over 40,000 members, the British Psychological Society (BPS) is the representative body for psychologists and psychology in the UK.
The BPS has three key aims, which are to encourage the development of psychology as a scientific discipline and an applied profession; to raise standards of training and practice in the application of psychology and to raise public awareness of psychology and increase the influence of psychological practice in society.
This report is part of the review of the role of the social worker commissioned by the Scottish Executive to inform the work of the 21st Century Social Work Review group.
Their prime focus is the role of the social worker across different service systems and national contexts.
This Act of Scottish Parliament is in seven parts.
Part 1 looks at codes of conduct for councillors, members of devolved public bodies, revisal of members' codes and the duties of councils and devolved public bodies.
Part 2 of the Act covers methods of enforcing the codes of conduct and investigating any claims which allege a code has been broken.
Part 3 contains general and miscellaneous provisions relating to Parts 1 and 2, including definitions of terms in the Act.
Part 4 details codes of conduct for members of other bodies.