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Local Authority Social Work Services (LASWS) Children and Families Group

LOCAL AUTHORITY SOCIAL WORK SERVICES (LASWS) CHILDREN AND FAMILIES GROUP

Background

The LASWS Children and Families Group aims to ensure effective communication between Scottish Local Authorities, the Scottish Government and Inspectorates who have in interest in the collection of, or monitoring of, statistical information on children's social work from local authority social work services departments.

The primary role of the LASWS Children and Families Group is to discuss and agree any proposed changes to existing data specifications or the setting up of new data collections, and to discuss issues that are relevant to the gathering of social work data.

Information

Information on membership, minutes and papers can be found via the links below:-

Information on Local Authority Social Work Services annual staffing survey forms, guidance notes and publications can be found via the links below:-

  • Guidance notes
  • Publications

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