I think I’ve been very clear. In cases where you falsify documents, that’s a firing offense.
John Specia, commissioner of the Department of Family and Protective Services
Defining and protecting social work ethics, practice and values – what social workers do, how and why – is down to the chief executive of the British Association of Social Workers (Basw).
Background of a former chief executive of the British Association of Social Workers (Basw).
Thomas Hilton Dawson (born 30 September 1953 in Stannington, Northumberland). In 2014, Dawson became the chairman of North East Party.
He worked as a Social Work Manager from 1983–97, involving Children’s Homes, and Adoption, and Day care.
Dawson was CEO of Shaftesbury Young People. In April 2009 he was appointed chief executive of the British Association of Social Workers. Hilton left BASW in January 2013 after mutual agreement and now runs his own company called Northumbria People. Dawson was suspended from the association in September 2011 after allegations were made about his conduct. An independent investigation into the matter was completed in December, but the findings were not made public.
What did Thomas Hilton Dawson do for Social Services and social work in general?