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…

Working together apart

A course for partnership or group projects where participants can’t physically be together

A course for partnership or group projects where participants can’t physically be together.
Summarises our work over the year, and the difference that we've made to social services in Scotland.
Evidence focused on clinical trials and studies which evaluate the effectiveness of certain support methods.
Research which explores how care-experienced people are disproportionately criminalised and over-represented in justice systems.
Evidence summary that provides an overview of recent evidence relating to Covid-19 and how it affects those on low incomes and in poverty.
Provides students and practitioners with the opportunity to critically assess the value of mindfulness as a way of attending to wellbeing in their professional and personal lives.
A short paper on redesigning the homelessness system in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, with insights from Dr Lígia Teixeira, Chief Executive of the Centre for Homelessness Impact.
Provides a review of the research methods and approaches used to evaluate UK-based social prescribing interventions in recent years. It gives an overview of how social prescribing has been evaluated…
Four papers focused on supporting multi-agency communication in working with domestic abuse in families with children.

Tips for successful remote working

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Tips and practical advice that provides assistance in the continued transition.