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Published on Health24 on the 31st March, this article unpacks the importance of connectivity during the Covid-19 pandemic. It also lists some tips on how to stay connected and grounded....
Media statement from the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Social Development around the Children’s Amendment Bill
Media statement The PPC on Social Development took a decision to reject the clauses which provide for Early Childhood Development (ECD) in the Children’s Amendment Bill. The PPC sought and received legal advice regarding the consultation by the Department of Social...
The unemployment figures in South Africa are skyrocketing – are there any specific impacts of unemployment driven challenges that you have seen in your social work in private practice with youth? The youth are definitely effected negatively with unemployment,...
Read about social work in a colectoral unit in Oncology Buddies – with Pierre Matthee (social worker in healthcare)
Oncology Buddies featured SAASWIPP member Pierre Matthee in this article on a day in the life of a social worker in a colectoral unit. The article is available below (with permission from Oncology Buddies) and available...
The Children's Amendment Act has implications for the adoption process and SAASWIPP has submitted their recommended amendments. SAfm spoke to Jeevie Pillay about why the Act is important and what the general public need to know about it when it comes to adoption.
Benito Vergotine of SmileFM spoke to Tasleem Daffurn about GBV in September 2020.
SAfm spoke to Sally Baker about mental health and depression in October 2020.
702 and Cape Talk spoke to Paula Hildebrand in August 2020 on children during lockdown.
Dr Kruger spoke to Newzroom Afrika about adoption during Adoption Month (November 2020).
SAASWIPP is a voluntary professional association of social workers in private practice. Our members are experienced qualified social workers, registered with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP).
SAASWIPP believes in the value of the Social Work profession and in the valuable contribution made by social workers in private practice to mental health, psychosocial well-being, welfare and development in South Africa.