Case studies

A series of case studies to showcase practice in Scotland.

UWS and Who Cares? Scotland

User involvement in social work education

User involvement in social work  education
This story illustrates how universities can work with external organisations to ensure that the voices of care experienced young people inform social work education and future generations of practitioners. More broadly, it serves as a model for how universities can reach and involve other under-represented groups.

No Recourse to Public Funds: Olivia's story

User involvement in social work education

User involvement in social work education
Olivia Ndoti from the Women's Asylum Support Housing (WASH) project, came to Glasgow Caledonian University to talk to social work students about having No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF).

Bringing the law to life with lived experience

User involvement in social work education

User involvement in social work  education
Social work students at Glasgow Caledonian University take part in a session that formed part of their Working with Law and Ethics module, No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF): supporting Individuals and understanding their rights.

Critical reading and the Open University

User involvement in social work education

User involvement in social work  education
Sandy Sieminski, Jenny Bew and Alice Bradley share their learning and reflections on the importance of service user and carer involvement in critical reading.

Centrestage

Showcasing Community Social Work

Showcasing Community Social Work
Connecting people who have multiple deprivations to their geographical and social communities across Ayrshire through the arts and food.