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    Managing knowledge to improve social care: how do I organise my knowledge?

    Part of e-Learning courses

    This interactive module is the third of nine modules that comprise the e-learning resource ‘Managing knowledge to improve social care’. It uses video and audio to explore: how to identify the different stages of the knowledge cycle; different ways in which knowledge may be organised and accessed including their strengths and weaknesses; the practical consequences of poor organisation of knowledge; the best methods for organising core resources used by social care practitioners; how to assess the advantages and disadvantages of current approaches to local knowledge organisation. The estimated time to complete the module is 20-30 minutes. It includes four sections: 1. Introduction; 2. Case study; 3. Principles of organisation; 4. Conclusion (summary of the main points). The module concludes with a self-assessment exercise.

    Managing knowledge to improve social care: types of knowledge

    Part of e-Learning courses

    This interactive module is the second of nine modules that comprise the e-learning resource ‘Managing knowledge to improve social care’. It uses video and audio to explore how social care practitioners begin to understand the cycle that knowledge typically goes through; the factors to bear in mind when considering what knowledge sources to use and when; using the SCIE Five types of knowledge framework; making a meaningful link between different sources of knowledge and the type of knowledge that they contain; evaluating each of the types of knowledge for problems that are likely to arise. The estimated time to complete the module is 20-30 minutes. It includes four sections: 1. Knowledge and practice; 2. Five types of knowledge (1); 3. Five types of knowledge (2); 4. Conclusion (summary of the main points). The module concludes with a self-assessment exercise.

    Interprofessional and inter-agency collaboration (IPIAC): working collaboratively in different types of teams

    Part of e-Learning courses

    One of a series of e-learning resources which explore the nature of interprofessional and inter-agency collaboration (IPIAC) and improving collaborative practice. The interactive resource uses examples drawn from different services and teams to consider teamworking in the context of interprofessional and inter-agency collaboration. The resource identifies different types of teams; considers how different types of teams impact on interprofessional working; and identifies the different roles necessary for successful teamworking, It also provides individuals with an opportunity to reflect their own contribution as a team member.

    Poverty, parenting and social exclusion: incorporating an understanding of poverty into assessments of children and their families

    Part of e-Learning courses

    Practitioners often have to undertake assessments of children and their families who are living in poverty. To help improve the consistency and quality of these assessments the Government introduced the Framework for the Assessment of Children in Need and their Families. This e-learning resource lets you explore the framework and its many dimensions. With the help of Barbara, a social worker, you will use the framework to assess a family, to help you to understand the needs of children and families in your daily role.

    Managing knowledge to improve social care: knowledge is our business

    Part of e-Learning courses

    This interactive module is the eighth of nine modules comprising the e-learning resource ‘Managing knowledge to improve social care’. It uses video and audio to: explain why sharing knowledge and experience makes the whole organisation more effective; highlight the risks organisations take if they ignore the need to share knowledge; identify the conditions (including culture) that enable sharing in organisations; illustrate how to assess a specific organisation and its culture from a knowledge sharing perspective; demonstrate how to apply some practical techniques for sharing knowledge at work. The estimated time to complete the module is 20-30 minutes. It includes five sections: 1. Introduction; 2. Sharing knowledge; 3. Knowledge sharing cultures; 4. Making a difference.; 5. Conclusion (summary of main points). The module concludes with a self-assessment exercise.

    Poverty, parenting and social exclusion: what is 'povertyism'?

    Part of e-Learning courses

    Poverty affects children from very different backgrounds. Discrimination on the bases of disability, race or immigration status mean that some sections of the population are significantly over represented among poor families. However, many families living in poverty also report facing discrimination on the basis of being poor. This is compounded when involved with child welfare services. This e-learning resource explores the way this discrimination works and seeks to help make practitioners aware of some of the implications. You will examine ways socially excluded individuals may be discriminated against for being poor (or ‘povertyism’).You will then watch some family members present some ways in which they feel povertyism is being perpetuated by professionals and agencies. This is followed by a conclusion and a final video message.

    Poverty, parenting and social exclusion: how can your agency support you in accessing and using knowledge to be poverty aware?

    Part of e-Learning courses

    It is now increasingly understood that there are different types of knowledge, all of which contribute to the ability of people working in children’s services to do their jobs well. Understanding the types of knowledge that are available, and having access to this knowledge is an important aspect for anybody who is working with families that are living in poverty. The first part of this e-learning resource explores the different types of knowledge that exists to aid you in your day to day work. Having been introduced to the different types of knowledge, a series of questions will enable you to rate how your agency performs in allowing and encouraging you to access and disseminate the different types of knowledge. Once you have reflected on this you will be able to see suggestions on how you can enhance the performance of your agency in the areas that you felt could be improved.

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