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Whistleblowing counter the corrupting tendency of power, but whistleblowers are left vulnerable and at risk – by John Clarke in the M&G Thought Leader section

Whistleblowing counter the corrupting tendency of power, but whistleblowers are left vulnerable and at risk – by John Clarke in the M&G Thought Leader section

Given the plethora of whistleblower stories emerging, it appears Mandy Wiener’s book ‘The Whistleblowers’ has opened a new genre of non-fiction literature. It has also revealed a need begging to be filled by professionals and spiritual directors – to provide psychosocial and spiritual support to this category of speakers of truth to power.

How to cope if your child has a scary illness

How to cope if your child has a scary illness

Published in over 40 community newspapers on 7th June 2021 - By Lisa Witepski Hearing your child has a scary disease can be overwhelming for even the strongest parent. Here's how you can cope better with the situation. Your child has been diagnosed with a scary...

International Family Day: Families Matter in A Pandemic

International Family Day: Families Matter in A Pandemic

Published in Longevity Live on 14 May. Credit to Pie Mulumba On the 15th of May, International Family Day is celebrated. The impact of this lockdown over the last 14 months, across many areas, is well known and documented, yet perhaps one of the leaser documented or...

An article about families, connection and a pandemic

First published in South Africa Today on 3rd May. Families in a pandemic Just over one year ago, South Africa went into one of the world’s strictest lockdowns in our efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19 and to save lives. The impact of this lockdown over the last 13...

About SAASWIP

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.