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    Communication skills: providing information and explaining

    Part of e-Learning courses

    This e-learning resource uses a video scenario to help you develop your observation, listening and interviewing skills and to become more aware of your own subjectivity.  Different ways of asking questions will be considered in more depth and you will have the opportunity to try out some creative approaches to gathering information using diagrams or art-based tools.

    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.

    Social Work Practice pilot sites

    The Social Work Practice pilot sites are located in Birmingham, Lambeth, North East Lincolnshire, Shropshire, Suffolk and Surrey. They will be smaller than local authorities which should allow them to be more responsive in their decision making.

    Systematic searching on the AgeInfo database

    This report presents the results of an evaluation of the AgeInfo database, which is an information service provided by the Centre for Policy on Ageing and which is made available to the public at not cost through SCIE's own database Social Care Online - www.scie-socialcareonline.org.uk

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