Resources

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Rural lives: poverty and social exclusion

Jayne Glass and Mark Shucksmith present the findings from the Rural Lives report published in March 2021. It investigates why and how people in rural…

Rural social work: staying connected

What can rural social workers take from the experiences of the pandemic and how can they stay connected? Digital technologies and our experiences…

An exploration of first line managers’ decision making

How managers in child welfare and protection services make decisions

Highlights the nature and context of 'blind' decision making and shows the impact of relationship, trust and communication in managers’ decision making.
Outlines the concept of emotional resilience and considers how the policy and practice of social work may influence the development of organisational cultures.
Evidence summary that provides an overview of obesity and weight management in children and young people with autism.

Deconstructing self-efficacy

Implications for social work practice with adults and older people

Research that presents a thematic exploration of the reciprocal roles of self-efficacy, risk and service provision, to address some of the gaps in the existing literature for relationship-based…
Explores the current evidence around video consultations in health and social care.
A summary of the core evidence supporting community social work approaches. 
Evidence summary that provides an overview of carers mental and physical health, with additional focus on finances and employment.
An overview of recent evidence relating to care experienced children and young people’s mental health.
Evidence summary that explores successful models of system redesign in health and social care.
An overview of some advice and guidance for presenting online effectively.