Case studies

A series of case studies to showcase practice in Scotland.

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.

COPE Scotland

Showcasing Community Social Work

Showcasing Community Social Work
A self-management programme where professionals and public work together for a fairer community and improved resilience for better mental well-being.

Asylum and Roma Team Anti-Poverty Initiative

Showcasing Community Social Work

Showcasing Community Social Work
An initiative to encourage Roma and non-Roma families to claim clothing grants and free school meals, which had a positive effect on the school community and beyond.

East Lothian Champions Board

Showcasing Community Social Work

Showcasing Community Social Work
Scottish Government initiative, bringing care-experienced young people aged 14-25 into the strategic planning of care services.

Be Active Life Long

Showcasing Community Social Work

Showcasing Community Social Work
Active ageing groups, run by and for older people, help over 700 people a week stay active and connected to their community.