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Workers given one-off payment as thanks for their service throughout the pandemic.
Attend a webinar to discuss the unique potential of rural social work and the opportunities it brings.
An invite to people who access social services to generate evidence, learning and guidance.

Three things: Community social work

A critical history of community social work, fifty years after the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968.
A summary of the core evidence supporting community social work approaches. 
A self-management programme where professionals and public work together for a fairer community and improved resilience for better mental well-being.

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21 Oct 2020
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