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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...

Q&A about youth in South Africa

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,...

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.