TITLE

Directors reject BASW's 'scaremongering' over job fears

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Community Care;3/26/2009, Issue 1763, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that Ruth Cartwright, an official from a British Association of Social Workers, has warned that the Social Work Taskforce provides the last chance to save adult social work in some areas of Great Britain. Cartwright has urged the taskforce and government to set out a clear role for practitioners as work was being transferred from social workers to cheaper non-qualified staff.
ACCESSION #
37795700

 

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