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Global

The Global Section will focus on information and resources on world economic issues, social justice, human rights causes, and more.

  • Global
  • Immigration
  • News

The Untold Migration Story – How Improved Policies Can Benefit Both Receiving And Sending Societies

From the U.S. travel ban to the rise of anti-immigrant populists in Europe, politicians often decry migration in times of… Read More

August 3, 2019
  • Global
  • News

Who Wants to Make a Macro Contribution to the United Nations?

Now is the time to contribute to one of the largest platforms on earth in order to implement changes that… Read More

May 22, 2019
  • Global
  • Justice
  • News
  • Politics

Scotland’s Vulnerable Witnesses Bill Unanimously Passes in Parliament – Victim Support Scotland reacts

Today (10 May 2019) legislation was passed in the Scottish Parliament to ensure more child witnesses are able to pre-record… Read More

May 10, 2019
  • Culture
  • Global
  • Mental Health

Under Pressure to Hide Your True Self

As it turns out, the behaviour of people around us is contagious. This is truer the closer these relationships are… Read More

December 10, 2018
  • Environmental Justice
  • Global
  • News

How Should Social Work Respond To The United States Leaving The Paris Agreement?

“Logic clearly dictates the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few” – Dr. Spock (Star Trek) This… Read More

December 8, 2018
  • Global
  • News
  • social care

How a Maori Model of Improving Care Experience Has Been Transformative for a Family in Glasgow

Most of us have been there – you look in your diary, see that you have a review case conference… Read More

September 14, 2018
  • Global
  • News

Ending Gender-Based Violence in Conflict

On this International Women’s Day, let’s applaud the advances made in the fight against gender-based violence this year, but also… Read More

March 7, 2018
  • Global
  • Mental Health
  • Social Work

Turnkey: A Co-Housing Experience in an Italian Public Service for Addiction

Turnkey is a term used in the economic field, but it also fits well in a social rehab project. The… Read More

January 25, 2018
  • Child Welfare
  • Global
  • News

Getting Care Right for All Children – Free Online Course

  Join over 5,000 learners from across 172 countries who now understand just how important the UN Guidelines for the Alternative… Read More

January 22, 2018
  • Employment
  • Global
  • Social Work

Networking – The Best Way to Keep Learning on the Job

Like most comms professionals, I have a curiosity about learning. Be it about the latest craze on social media, or… Read More

January 21, 2018
  • Disability
  • Global
  • News

Scottish Journal For Residential Care: Final Call for Views and Experiences of Disability

The Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care (SJRCC) is inviting submissions for a special themed issue on disability to be… Read More

January 10, 2018
  • Global
  • Human Rights
  • Opinion

The Call of the Rohingyas: A 21st Century Holocaust

The brutal killings of Rohingyas have been confirmed by the international diaspora as being – “The Worlds most persecuted minority”. Rohingya… Read More

December 20, 2017
  • Child Welfare
  • Global
  • Social Work

How to Support Foster Children

When you choose to become a foster carer the rewards can be great. Supporting a child through a difficult period… Read More

November 15, 2017
  • Global
  • Mental Health
  • School Social Work

A Student Perspective: Social Work and First Responders

It may be rare for a social work student to reflect on an assignment as something inspirational rather than a… Read More

November 2, 2017
  • Education
  • Global
  • Technology

Need to Learn a New Language: Modern Technologies That Will Help Beginners

The first time people thought of using computers. Previously called Computer-Assisted Language Instruction and the Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL), the… Read More

October 24, 2017
  • Global
  • News
  • Youth

Child Marriage Needs to End

Child marriage remains shockingly prevalent in the United States and in many cases is forced by parents and other authority… Read More

October 22, 2017
  • Global
  • Human Rights
  • News

Scottish Survivor Groups Encourage All Survivors of Abuse in Care to Take Part in a Milestone Consultation

Survivor groups in Scotland have called on all survivors of abuse in care to take part in an important consultation,… Read More

October 20, 2017
  • Global
  • Human Services
  • Serving Consciously

Getting Stuff Done

I used to manage a wonderful multidisciplinary team in East London, who prided themselves on going the extra mile for… Read More

October 3, 2017
  • Global
  • Mental Health
  • Technology

Code Therapy – A Mental Health and Technology Documentary

Code Therapy is a short documentary about how technology is changing the way mental health services are delivered. Mental illness,… Read More

September 28, 2017
  • Global
  • News
  • Politics

BASW and SWU launch ‘Respect for Social Work’: The Campaign for Professional Working Conditions

With half of social workers intending to leave their jobs soon, BASW and SWU launch 'Respect for Social Work’: the… Read More

September 28, 2017