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Special Interest Groups (SIGs) focus on a particular issue or service area. As a BASW member, join one and contribute your expertise.
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The Alcohol and other Drugs (AOD) Special Interest Group (SIG) consists of practitioners, managers and academics who come together to share information, promote and develop knowledge, produce resources and consider policy.
The Family Group Conferencing Special Interest Group (FGC SIG) seeks to integrate FGCs into social work practice, research evidence, and publicise the model through events.
The Project Group on Assisted Reproduction (PROGAR) seeks to influence UK policy in this area, advocate rights of people affected by assisted reproduction and promote effective social work practice.
The Social Work with Romani and Traveller Communities Special Interest Group is an opportunity for social workers to come together and stand in solidarity to bring about fairness and justice for Romani and Traveller Communities.
The Diaspora SW SIG have members who originate from overseas and currently study or work in the UK.
The BASW Neurodivergent Social Workers Special Interest Group (NSW SIG) is a SIG for neurodivergent social workers, and professionals within social care.
The UK Jewish Social Workers Group aims to connect Jewish social workers and Jewish people working in the social care sector to discuss antisemitism issues, promote Jewish culture and develop resources for working with Jewish people and communities.
The Student Peer Support Special Interest Group (SPSSIG) offers a monthly online forum, so BASW students and NQSW have a space to connect and network with a wider cohort.