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Social Work: Past, Present and Future

Terry Bamford and Keith Bilton


2020 is the 50th anniversary of a turning point in the development of social work in the UK. It is half a century since the creation of a unified association of social workers, the development of a unified training for social workers regardless of the setting in which they worked and the passage of the Local Authority Social Services Act.

Keywords: Social Work, Child protection, Adult social care, User involvement

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781447356530
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447356530.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Terry Bamford, editor

Keith Bilton, editor