Caroline Rodgers, social worker, became a member of the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) in 1998, only four years after earning her CQSW from the University of North London. Joining this organization gave her the credibility she needed to launch a successful career helping underprivileged individuals throughout the London area.
Since joining BASW, Caroline Rodgers, social worker, continues to support the overall mission of the association. She deeply admires the code of ethics and believes it’s the only way to successfully implement the principles of social work. “Learning the BASW’s code of ethics helped me immensely in my social work career,” says Caroline Rodgers, “and I probably wouldn’t have the wealth of professional opportunities without the backing of BASW.”
Although all social workers adhere to certain ethical principles, Caroline Rodgers, social worker, believes the BASW is unique. With specific codes pertaining to human dignity, appreciating diversity, maintaining healthy professional boundaries, and accountability, Caroline Rodgers believes the methods established by the association facilitate the best quality of social work available in the United Kingdom.
Caroline Rodgers, social worker, appreciates how BASW brings together a diverse group of specialists in her field. She says learning from her peers contributes to both her personal and professional growth. Partnering together, this group of social workers has made significant progress towards helping individuals suffering from abuse, poverty, homelessness, and violence.
Caroline Rodgers, a social worker with BASW for over fifteen years, believes the association has helped her accomplish more good in the community. Without BASW, Caroline Rodgers believes she would have had more limited opportunities to use her skills to help people in need.