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Social work advice and best practice

SCIE’s collection of key advice and support for social workers

Matching interventions and people

This decision-making tool supports social workers and social care practitioners to decide the best format, or combination of formats, for a given interaction.

Technology checklist for video calling

This comprehensive checklist covers the necessary steps you should take when preparing for video calling.

Social care practice, strengths-based practice and meaningful relationships in hybrid working

This briefing will support understanding on how to build rapport and establish relationships with the people you care for using technology.

Risk assessment process and key points to risk identification in virtual interactions

This quick guide will help social workers and practitioners understand how to gather evidence to be able to identify and assess risks normally gathered through face-to-face contact.