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A new project for this year, which will equip newly qualified practitioners with the skills and confidence to access evidence relevant for practice.
Write an evidence summary on a topic related to social services in Scotland.
A summary of an initial scoping review addressing how practice is recorded within social work in Scotland.

Three things: User and carer involvement

Olivia Ndoti from the Women's Asylum Support Housing (WASH) project talks to social work students about having No Recourse to Public Funds.
Social work students at GCU take part in a session for their Working with Law and Ethics module, No Recourse to Public Funds.
Reflection by students on their experiences of how engaging directly with service users impacted on their learning.

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