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Social Development: Government Information: Social work profession

A guide to finding government information for Social Development students.

Council

South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP)

"The South African Council for Social Service Professions is the guiding body which has the primary focus of developing as well as protecting the integrity of the social service professions as well as the interest of the public at large. The SACSSP is established in terms of section 2 of the Social Service Professions Act No. 110 of 1978 (as amended)."

Guidelines

South African Council for Social Service Professions.    Policy guidelines for course of conduct, code of ethics and the rules for social workers.   [Pretoria :   South African Council for Social Service Professions,   2005?]. G 68 E.SOCI.05.POLI

Legislation

The relevant act is the Social Service Professions Act No. 110 of 1978, as amended. You will find the Act and the subsidiary Regulations in the database Netlaw. Search with "Social Service Professions Act " in the Act/Regulation Title field.