Positive Prisons? Positive Futures (PPPF) is a Scottish charity that uses its collective experience of the criminal justice system, to benefit others still within the system, or shortly after release.
South Lanarkshire is moving from a day care centre service delivery model (where daily activities are provided), to a model that supports and facilitates individuals with learning difficulties to access lifestyle choices that they want and need in the community.
"One of the main things I became aware of during my studies was that when people were given tools that enabled them to visualise their lives, conversations became quite reflective, emotional and philosophical",
according to Gayle Rice, Project Manager at Iriss, reflecting on the importance of communication in social work.
Jane Kennedy, Parliamentary Communications Officer, ADSW and Ian Coldwell, Pagoda Public Relations
Introduction to Supporting Excellent Communications in Social Care, an event organised by the Association of Social Work Communicators to promote the ADSW campaign to improve the public profile of social workers, held in Dundee.
Walter LaMendola, Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver.
Recorded at Connected Practice Symposium, Human Services in the Network Society, Changes, Challenges and Opportunities. The Institute for Advanced Studies, Glasgow 14-15 September 2009.