Useful Websites & Resources

Below is a recommended list of useful websites, links, services and resources.
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Offers a wide range of free Social Work Tools and Resources for Direct Work with Children and Adults.

Self Care Psychology


Here are the references to the sources we use when we train, write and develop resources.


They also provide the evidence that we drew from in order to develop our ‘5 Pillars of Protection Model’. The resource hub will evolve, so please let us know if you feel that there are further sources that will add value.


The resources are divided into sections, relevant to their primary topic, please be aware that some topics will cross subject areas and professions.

Social Work England

​Social Work England is a specialist body taking a new approach to regulating social workers in their vital roles.​ To practice as a social work in England, you must be registered with the SWE. 


They also have a CPD online tool that practitioners can use to upload their training and professional development, which is free to use.

Social Work Connect

​Social Work Connect has been designed and developed by Siobhan Maclean (Kirwin Maclean Associates). 


It is a fantastic resource for students and practitioners; offering a wade rage of great, theory informed, resources. Ranging from the Envelope Activity, Theory Library and SHARE Tool. This is a paid for service, but worth it if you value professional development and research informed practice. 

The British Association of Social Workers (BASW)

BASW) is the independent professional membership organisation for social work

Join more than 20,000 social work professionals committed to the highest standards of practice and ethics. BASW offers services that protect, support and develop your social work career

More to follow: We will continue to add to this list of recommended services.