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Reflections is a series of good practice discussion papers developed by the Office of Social Services about social work and social care practice in Northern Ireland.

Themed around the social work practice continuum each Reflection looks at a particular dimension of social work often showcasing good practice examples by local practitioners in Northern Ireland and inviting us all to take time and reflect on our own work.

Social work and co-production

A publication highlighting the importance of co-production across a range of social work sectors.

Social work and mental health in Northern Ireland

Resource acknowledging the important contribution that social workers make in promoting good mental health.

You are okay, strengths-based practice insights from adult services

Resource highlighting the importance of using strengths-based approaches to empower and support.

Social work and homelessness

Resource looking at understanding and tackling homelessness in Northern Ireland.

Anti-Poverty Practice Framework (PDF)

Practice framework to support social workers to recognise and respond to impact of poverty on individuals, families and communities.