Witness Seminar and Open Forum Series (No 2)

What Part did the Association of Directors of Social Work (ADSW) Play in Scottish Social Work Policy and Implementation
Recorded on 29 March 2003

The Association of Directors of Social Work was formed in 1969 as a direct result of The Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968.  The act brought together into a comprehensive service existing provisions for children, elderly, physically and mentally handicapped persons and offenders, which had been previously exercised through the Children, Welfare, Health and Probation Committees.  The Act created social work departments and established social work as a professional service within local government.  This seminar aimed at capturing the role played by the ADSW from its formation through to the 1990s. 

In collaboration with Spoken Word Services

Part 1 : 1 hour, 14 minutes, 2 seconds


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Part 2 : 58 minutes, 57 seconds


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