This guide offers quick and easy access to practice knowledge about assessment, care planning and social work in adult placement services. It includes key research findings and ideas from practice, with reference to current Government policy and legislation; suggests how commissioners and care managers, and adult placement schemes, can improve outcomes for people who use adult placement; and provides links to further information."
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This guide focuses on learning, teaching and assessing law in social work education. It is not the purpose of the guide to prescribe law curriculum content. Rather, its purpose is to set out the key choices that those engaged in learning, teaching and assessing law must consider. This is followed by examples of how that learning, teaching and assessment might be enriched, for example through the involvement of experts by experience, or the use of case studies
SCIE's People Management section aims to support managers, practitioners and HR professionals to improve their people management policies and practice by encouraging the sharing of ideas, problems and good practice.
This discussion paper attempts to describe the specific experiences of refugees and asylum seekers with social care needs. It also makes recommendations for services to meet refugees and asylum seekers' needs more effectively. The paper also highlights the difference between refugees and asylum seekers.
Are we there yet?: identifying the characteristics of social care organisations that successfully promote diversity
This discussion paper considers the characteristics of social care organisations that successfully promote diversity, and explores research on the barriers to promoting diversity and how they can be overcome.
Will community-based support services make direct payments a viable option for black and minority ethnic service users and carers?
This discussion paper explains the latest legislation on direct payments and how it is meant to work. It also looks at why black and minority ethnic service users and carers are unable to fully embrace direct payments. Finally, it poses a number of questions that address ways in which direct payments services can be effective for black and minority ethnic service users and carers.
Guidance on parent-training and education programmes in the management of children with conduct disorders. Produced jointly by SCIE and the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).
The paper aims to identify what is happening in the social care sector with the involvement of carers and the impact participation has had on service improvement. It complements Position paper 3: Has service user involvement made a difference to social care services?
This guide offers quick and easy access to practice knowledge about involving children and young people in developing social care. It covers key research findings; ideas from practice; details of relevant legislation, guidance and standards; and links to further information.
This knowledge review aims to identify best practice in teaching, learning and assessment of partnership in social work qualifying education, evaluation methods and examine how stakeholders are involved.
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