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Attend a webinar to hear from Joanna Macdonald, Deputy Chief Social Work Adviser at Scottish Government, on how rural social workers can connect and support each other.
Dr Autumn Roesch-Marsh shares learning from a research project exploring mental health, social media and care experience.
Share your views to shape a National Care Service for Scotland.

Feature resources: Care experience

Research that seeks to understand the experience and needs of children in care through the lens of ambiguous loss and disenfranchised grief.
Evidence summary providing an overview of evidence relating to how care experience affects education and employment.
An overview of recent evidence relating to care experienced children and young people’s mental health.

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