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Part of e-Learning courses
This e-learning programme helps frontline social workers understand the principles and practice of knowledge management, as well as organise and manage their knowledge and information as effectively as possible.
Part of Named Social Worker
Sets out the findings from the six sites which have been part of the Named Social Work programme during the six months from October 2016 to March 2017.
The General Social Care Council (GSCC) and Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) share a commitment to putting service users and carers at the heart of all aspects of social work and social care, including social work education. As part of this commitment, the GSCC and SCIE held a joint conference in November 2003, to promote and share different approaches to service user and carer involvement in social work education and training. This report provides a summary of the content of the conference, an analysis of lessons learnt and some suggestions and practical tips about putting this into practice effectively. We hope it will contribute to further developing knowledge and dissemination of good practice in this area.
This film for children’s services, health and care staff and social workers, introduces the key issues and developments in child protection. It looks at how hospitals and local authorities can work together more effectively to protect children and identify and reduce the risk of maltreatment.
Partnership working in child protection: improving liaison between acute pediatric and child protection services
Summary of how hospital trusts and councils' social care services can work together to identify and prevent child abuse and maltreatment
A short video on how hospital, council and police staff have protected children in Scunthorpe through effective partnership working
In this video for children’s services, health and police, hospital and council staff in Cardiff explain how they are working together to identify potential cases of maltreatment and to protect children.
This resource introduces the concepts of health inequalities and provide practical examples of the ways in which all of social work practice contributes to tackling health inequalities.
The Research mindedness learning resource has been produced to help students and practitioners of social care and social work make more effective and extensive use of research in their studies and in practice.
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